4th August

Inshore lifeboat launched at 2034 to Speedboat out of fuel with 5 persons onboard at Oakhamness Jetty, River Medway. ILB on scene at 2050, persons all well onboard, a small child onboard the speedboat was provided with a survivor blanket to protect them, craft safely under tow at 2100 and proceeded to Gillingham fuel pontoon, where craft was secured, after taken fuel and all well onboard, the ILB was released at 2202, returning to station at 2240. ESE 3.