Rescue Info

  • Launch date: Wed 27 Feb 13
  • Time Launched: 19:30
  • Crew: Nick Thompson
    Pete Keating
    Pete Squires
    Stuart Gill
  • Cause of Service: Vessel thought to be in trouble
  • Sea State: Smooth
  • Wind Force: 1
  • Wind Direction: Northeast
  • Casualty Type: Unidentified/Distress
  • Visibility: GOOD
  • Return Date: Wed 27 Feb
  • Time returned: 19:55
  • Lifeboat: Spirit of Friendship
  • Tractor: Talus MBH

Search for Vessel in Distress

Lifeboat was launched to a report of a red flare south of Aberystwyth. A search was conducted as far south as Aberarth along with New Quay Lifeboat and fishing vessels Pen Dinas and Gratitude. Nothing was found and was presumed false alarm with good intent, Aberystwyth Lifeboat was stood down and returned to harbour.