4th December

Inshore lifeboat launched at 2256 in response from a call from UKCG of a distressed and vulnerable female that was in the water on a mud bank close to the wall of Gillingham Marina. With the tide rising, the ILB made best speed to the scene, where they arrived at 2314 and were requested to stand off whilst a Police team attempted to calm the person and persuade her to come ashore, teams from Kent Fire & Rescue and Medway CG also on scene. With the female safely ashore at 2331, the ILB was released and returned to station at 2355. Wstly 3.