21st July


Inshore lifeboat launched at 1820 to small inflatable drifting off Gillingham. ILB arrived on scene, nothing visual, casualty found ashore at Gillingham Strand being loaded onto roof of 4 x 4, when questioned, owner reported running out fuel and drifting, whislt topping up tank before coming ashore. ILB returned to station at 1945. SE 2/3.