8th October

Inshore lifeboat launched at 1519 to 22ft Yacht aground on Deadman’s Island, 2 persons onboard, ILB on scene at 1523, ILB attempted to tow clear, craft moved slightly, Port Workboat also assisted, but due to falling tide, further attempts to re-float had to be abandoned, craft left with anchor out and the two persons were landed ashore at Queenborough. ILB returned to station at 1645. NW 3.