Moelfre Lifeboat Incidents: Rescuing Those In Need
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With a long and distinguished history of service to the maritime community, the Moelfre Lifeboat and its crew has rightly earned a reputation for its dedication and courage in rescuing mariners in difficulty off the Anglesey coast.
We hope you enjoy reading these updated accounts.
23rd May 2007
Moelfre RNLI Lifeboat was tasked to a vessel off Point Lynas putting out a May
Day call over the VHF radio, reporting they had broken down.
A Local fishing
vessel from Amlwch, which was close to the casualty, managed to tow them back in to
The Lifeboat crew was assembled, but stood down just before
7th June 2007
Moelfre RNLI Lifeboat was tasked to a report of an EPIRB found by
a local fishing vessel along with some fishing floats.
There was a phone number
on one of the floats, so the Coastguard phoned this number to see if they could
get any more information.
It turned out to belong to the RAF in Valley, who had
been using it for an exercise. They had lost the equipment but did not inform
The Lifeboat crew were assembled, but stood down just before
17th June 2007
Moelfre RNLI Inshore Lifeboat launched to a report of a
person having a fit and falling in to the sea at Red Wharf Bay.
The man and his
wife had been attempting to board their yacht when the man had suffered the fit
and fallen into the sea.
Luckily the water was not very deep and his wife was
able to jump in and hold hold his head out of the water until some members of
the public helped them to the shore.
The ILB was stood down on entering the
channel at Red Wharf and returned to station.
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