2nd October

All weather lifeboat launched at 1055 to report of an upturned dinghy sighted in the vicinity of the Zulu 2 anchorage off Southend, ALB arrived in area and commenced a search, the dinghy was located, no signs of recent occupation and was likely to have come off a beach with the spring tides, the dinghy was righted and towed back to Sheerness, ALB ready for service at 1230. NW 5.