8th June

Sheerness ILB launched at 15:08 with a crew of 3 in response to a request at 14:54 from the UK Coastguard to assist 2 persons in the vicinity of Gillingham Reach, River Medway. The 2 persons were now sheltering on a yacht having had problems with the jet ski they had been on. Arriving on scene at 15:30 the 2 persons were taken on board the ILB and handed over to the Medway Coastguard Rescue Team at Gillingham Marina. The ILB departed the scene at 15:45 and arrived back at Station at 16:12 where it was re-fuelled and made ready for service at 1636. NNW 3.