27th June

Inshore lifeboat launched at 0448 to report of a person in the water at Chatham, near Sun Pier. Police, Police Helicopter, Kent Fire/Rescue launch & Medway CRT all attending, on route, ILB crew advised that person may be dangerous and evading the Police. ILB on scene at 0513, person reported to have come ashore at Royal Engineer’s compound, ILB standing off, in case person re-entered the water, however at 0533, person confirmed to have been detained by Police unit. ILB returned to station at 0626. E 4/5.

Inshore lifeboat launched at 2200 to report of small craft left Gillingham at 1800 for Kingsferry bridge area, but not yet returned, UKCG concerned for the welfare of the 3 persons onboard. ILB on scene at 2212, nothing visual, ILB commenced search of area. Further info from 1st Informant, stated he heard from occupants, craft was tied up and the persons ashore, but declined to disclose location. ILB stood down and returned to station at 2236. Nthly 4.