Inshore lifeboat launched at 1313 to small 5 mtr Dayboat, out of fuel and partially aground in the Swale near Grovehurst Jetty, 2 persons on board. ILB on scene at 1329, casualty craft towed clear of mud and towed to Queenborough harbour, where it was secured at 1430, handed over to Sheppey CRT. ILB returned to station at 1442. SW 5/6.
Inshore lifeboat launched at 1635 to 8 Mtr Cruiser with damaged propeller near M2 Motorway Bridge, River Medway, 2 persons on board. ILB on scene at 1720, casualty craft taken under tow for Chatham Marina, on route, the passenger vessel “Jacob Marley” kindly offered to take over the tow as they were also heading for the marina. ILB released at 1750, returning to station at 1825. Wstly 3/4.