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St Davids and Little and Broad Haven RNLI respond to upturned rib

Lifeboats News Release

St Davids RNLI volunteers were requested to launch the Tamar class lifeboat at 10:40am Sunday morning to assist an upturned rib off Broad Haven.

St Davids lifeboat were requested to assist and support the crew of Little and Broad Haven RNLI on Sunday morning after a member of the public spotted an upturned rib approximately a mile off Broad Haven. Both Little and Broad Haven’s inshore lifeboat and St Davids all-weather lifeboat joined Broad Haven Coastguard team in a thorough search of the area but no one was found.

Both lifeboats were stood down at 1pm after all teams were happy that the area was clear and no one was in need of assistance.  St Davids RNLI lifeboat crew were back on station at 1:20pm and prepared the lifeboat ready for the next service.

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For more information contact Jim Phillips, St Davids Lifeboat Press Officer on 07791 121039. Alternitavely contact Eleri Roberts, RNLI Public Relations Manager on 01745 585162 / 07771 941390 or email Eleri_Roberts@rnli.org.uk.

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