26th April

All weather lifeboat launched at 2205 to report of a 40ft Motor Vessel with 4 persons on board, craft had lost steering and gone aground in the vicinity of No2 Princes light buoy, several of the crew were suffering from sea sickness. ALB on scene at 2320 and casualty under tow at 2340, as the tide was suitable, it was decided to tow the casualty into Whitstable Harbour, where it was safely secured. The ALB returned to station at 0305. NW 5.