13th June

13th June

Inshore lifeboat launched at 0020 to report of vulnerable person threatening to jump from Upnor Jetty. ILB advised at 0024 by UKCG to stand down, person now safe with Police. ILB returned to station at 0030. Estly 3.

8th June

8th June

All weather lifeboat launched at 1448 to take over the tow from Southend lifeboat of a 12.5 Mtr Sports Cruiser, which was disabled after suffering an exploded battery in their engine compartment, all three persons onboard were okay and no injuries sustained. The ALB took over the tow just West of the Montgomery Wreck and the craft was towed to the all tide landing, where they were met by Sheppey CRT and KFRS, who as a precaution were there to check for fumes, etc. ALB released and returned to station at 1545. Estly 2.

2nd June

2nd June

Inshore lifeboat launched at 1613 to report of jet Ski broken down off Minster. ILB arrived on scene at 1623, Jet Ski had drifted into shallow water and was towing small rubber ring. Four persons with casualty, ILB recovered the persons and took them back to the shingle bank at Minster, then returned and recovered the jet Ski, towing it back to shore. The ILB was released and returned to station at 1723, being ready for service at 1744. SW 1.

31st May

31st May

All weather lifeboat launched at 1244 to source interference on emergency channel 16, which was blocking out channel. Using radar information from London VTS and lifeboat’s direction finding equipment, the source of interference, was located to a fishing vessel operating off Shoebury, once radio was turned off, the interference ceased, ALB released and returned to station and ready for service at 1330. Estly 1, fog patches.