D-734 George and Muriel - 19 Jul, 2016

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StationLaunchedReturnedLives Saved
Inshore Lifeboat Station19/07/201619/07/2016n/a
Coastguard requested launch of Inshore Lifeboat to assist two swimmers off the pier.

A 999 call to the coastguard at 20 35 alerted the emergency services to reports of two swimmers in trouble off Cromer Pier. At 20 37 the pagers sounded and the crew immediately made their way to the inshore station.
Soon the George and Muriel was on its way being towed by the tractor to the waters edge. However it was then discovered that the swimmers were tri-athletes in training. At 20 47 the launch was cancelled and the lifeboat returned to station and the crew stood down.

Boat Crew:  Danny Cherry, David Syer, Mearl Brown
Shore Crew:  Darren Jones, Graeme 'G' Stallard, John Redmond, Mark Southgate, Rose Syer, Vernon Hoare

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