Porthdinllaen Lifeboat Shouts Blog
Here are brief details of recent service launches or 'shouts'.
These are from 2011 onwards. For archived shouts please use the menu on the left.
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With grateful thanks to Emyr Williams for these reports
21st June 2014
At 02:44 "John D Spicer" was launched to a 26ft yacht "MONGOOSE" which had run aground on Morfa Nefyn beach. Casualty was safely removed and towed to a safe mooring. Lifeboat returned to station at 04:15
20th June 2014
At 12:40 "John D Spicer" was launched to a report from HHCG that an 18ft Wilson type boat had lost all power near Dinas Dinlle and needed assistance with 3pob. After attaching a towing rope to the casualty "ENFYS", she was safely towed to Caernarfon to be put on a safe mooring. Lifeboat returned to station at 15:25
1st June 2014
At 15:07 "JOHN D SPICER" was launched on service to assist Holyhead,Trearddur Bay Lifeboat to search for two missing divers who were missing from their boat since 13:00 near South Stack. Also on scene were two Raf helicopters from Raf Valley.
10th May 2014
At 11:32 "JOHN D SPICER" was launched on service to a report of a 30ft local fishing boat which had suffered steering failure with 3 pob near Nant Gwrtheyrn.
3rd May 2014
At 15:18 "JOHN D SPICER" was launched on service to a 30ft yacht "STORMBIRD" who had suffered engine failure near Llanddwyn Island. After attaching a tow rope the casualty was safely towed back to Porthdinllaen to be put on a safe mooring. Lifeboat returned to station at 18:03.