Posted: Fri 27th Oct 2017

Flint Coastguard and Lifeboat called out this morning.

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Oct 27th, 2017

Volunteers from HM Coastguard Flint and the Flint RNLI Lifeboat were called out this morning to reports of a vessel aground near the near Flint lifeboat station.

The call came at 7.30am and once on scene the Coastguard team established the vessel was just off number 9 Dee Buoy with one person on board. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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In the mean time Holyhead Coastguard Operation Centre managed to make contact with the man onboard he boat by mobile phone. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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The man requested to be taken off the boat due to it being only two hours from low water and with a long wait until the next high tide. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Flint R.N.L.I Lifeboat was requested to launch and managed to reach casualty and land him back ashore at Connah’s Quay Dock. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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