19th May

19th May

All weather lifeboat launched at 0932 to assist a 37ft Ketch, reported to be making water, approx ten miles East of the station, there were two persons onboard. The lifeboat was on scene at 2151 and with pump ready, two crew were placed onboard the craft, it was discovered though, that the owner had managed to resolve the problem and was happy to return to Gillingham Marina unaided. The lifeboat was released and returned to station at 1045. Wstly 4.

17th May

17th May

All weather lifeboat launched at 2055 to assist a 8mtr cabin Cruiser which had suffered engine failure approx. 1 mile North of Eastchurch Gap, Warden, there were 2 persons onboard. The ALB arrived on scene at 2116, the craft was at anchor & the two persons were well. The craft was taken under tow and secured in Queenborough harbour at 2245, the lifeboat was back on station, ready for service at 2320. NW 3.