Seahouses RNLI Lifeboat Station, Seafield Road, Seahouses, Northumberland NE68 7SH. Tel: 01665 720370

Seahouses RNLI Lifeboat Station

News Release 22/2019

REPORT OF BOAT ADRIFT WITH NO OCCUPANT

Seahouses RNLI Inshore Lifeboat was requested to launch by UK Coastguard at 10.07hr on Thursday 15 August 2019, to investigate the report of a boat adrift without an occupant, in Beadnell Bay. Seahouses Coastguard Team had also been mobilised.


The Inshore Lifeboat was taken by road to launch at Beadnell. On arrival, working with the Coastguard Team, it was established that the boat was actually moored and not adrift, and no persons were at risk, The incident was a false alarm with good intent. The Inshore lIfeboat had not actually launched, and returned to station after being stood down by the Coastguard.


There are no photographs of this incident.