Late night shore search for Fishguard RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

A report of a missing woman resulted in Fishguard RNLI's inshore lifeboat launching into calm seas at 2am on Monday (28 August) to assist Police and a UK Coastguard search team.

The woman was located by the shore teams at the end of the inner breakwater in Fishguard harbour and once it was ascertained that she was alive and being attended to the lifeboat with its three crew returned to base arriving at 2.30am.

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For more information please contact Peter Kedward, Fishguard RNLI Press Officer, on 01348 872359 or 07813 180062.

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