All weather lifeboat launched at 0405 to report of car abandoned on Sheppey Crossing. Once on scene, the lifeboat carried out a search and located a body on the mud, close to bridge, the small XP boat was made ready, but body recovered from shoreside by Sheppey CRT. ALB returned to station at 0604. Nthly 7/8.
Inshore lifeboat launched at 1310 to assist a 22ft Yacht which had fouled a mooring with its propeller, 2 persons onboard between Gillingham Strand and Cinque Port marshes. ILB located casualty, close to seawall at Gillingham, craft freed from obstruction and towed to a safe position at Gillingham, where the two occupants could be landed to Medway CG. ILB returned to station at 1515. NE 6.