Sheerness Inshore lifeboat was tasked at 15:00 to a multi -agency incident in the Rochester area, the lifeboat was stood down at 16:10 and returned to station at 16:45 after the incident was resolved. Wind SW F6, slight seas and good viz.
Sheerness Inshore lifeboat was tasked tasked to assist a multi-agency incident close to the M2 bridge,Rochester. With a crew of three the lifeboat was launched at 01:15 and was on scene at 01:50 and was subsequently stood down at 04:10 and back on station at 04:45 after the situation was resolved.
Wind Westerly 2 with calm seas and good visibility.
The Sheerness inshore lifeboat was tasked at 2300 on Sunday 3 October to reports of a small motor cruiser with engine failure in the Swale. Launching at 2312 with a crew of three the casualty vessel was located at 2333 near Long Point. The vessel had drifted onto the shore line on the South side of Long Point. The two people onboard reported that they were OK, but had been unable to restart their outboard or operate their VHF radio. Having attached a towline the ILB towed the vessel into Queenborough Harbour and secured it safely alongside the All-tide Landing.
The lifeboat was stood down at 0015 and was back on station at 0020. SE F3.
Sheerness ILB was tasked to reports of incident at the Kingsferry Bridge, Police in attendance. Launching with a crew of 3 onboard the ILB was subsequently stood down as the incident had been resolved. Returned to moorings.
Sheerness ILB was tasked at 19:12 to reports of incident at the Kingsferry Bridge, Police in attendance. Launching at 19:26 with a crew of 3 onboard the ILB was subsequently stood down at 19:35 as the incident had been resolved. Returned to moorings at 1945, ready for service at 20:00. Easterly F4.
Sheerness ILB was requested to launch to reports of an incident at Rochester, River Medway. ILB launched 22:05 & proceeded up river,but was stood down shortly afterwards at 22:11, as the situation had been resolved by the police on scene. ILB back on station 22:15, ready for service 22:25. Southerly F4.
ILB requested to launch to search along Sheerness & Minster sea front following reports of a missing person. ILB launched at 06:20 and started searching 06:34 from Sheppey Sailing Centre towards Minster Leas. CG mobile units were in attendance searching the beach areas. ILB completed search at 07:04 and with an ebbing tide, was unable to maintain the search close to the shoreline. ILB stood down 07:10 & was back on station & ready for service at 07:30. The person in question was found safe & well ashore shortly after this.
Sheerness ILB was tasked at 18:40 by the UK Coastguard to reports of a person in the water in the vicinity of Chatham Maritime. Launching at 19:00 with a crew of 3 the ILB was stood down at 19:10 when it was confirmed by the UK Coastguard that the person who had been within the Dockyard basin area was now in the care of Kent Police. ILB returned to station at 1915 and was ready for service at 19:30. Weather cloudy, Wind SW F3.