8th June

All weather lifeboat launched at 1448 to take over the tow from Southend lifeboat of a 12.5 Mtr Sports Cruiser, which was disabled after suffering an exploded battery in their engine compartment, all three persons onboard were okay and no injuries sustained. The ALB took over the tow just West of the Montgomery Wreck and the craft was towed to the all tide landing, where they were met by Sheppey CRT and KFRS, who as a precaution were there to check for fumes, etc. ALB released and returned to station at 1545. Estly 2.