2nd January

All weather lifeboat launched at 1102 to report of a 27ft Yacht drifting close to the Montgomery Wreck. ALB arrived on scene at 1109, the yacht with 3 persons on board was taken under tow and proceeded towards Southend, where the casualty vessel was handed over to Southend lifeboat, to be towed back to its mooring. ALB returned to station at 1230, ready for service at 1300. NNW F3.