20th May


All weather lifeboat launched at 2045 to 22ft Cruiser with one person onboard, suffering from overheating engine and gone aground off St Marys Marshes, Isle of Grain. ALB on scene at 2109, awaiting craft to refloat, once re-floated, ALB placed two crew onboard and casualty taken under tow for Queenborough harbour, where it was secured at 2250. ALB released and returned to station at 2320. SW 3.