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Byline: Ramsgate RNLI’s Atlantic 75 class inshore lifeboat (ILB) has been launched twice to incidents over the last few days.
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On Friday 13th September at 7:37am the ILB was launched at the request of Dover Coastguard to recover a body which had been spotted and reported by a passing wind farm vessel about 0.5 miles off eastern Ramsgate. The ILB’s volunteer RNLI crew carried out the sad task, returning the body to the boathouse and into the care of the police and the coroner.
 
On Saturday14th September at 2:55pm the ILB was launched again at the request of Dover Coastguard to search for a missing person in Pegwell Bay, Ramsgate and the River Stour, which enters the sea in the bay. Margate and Deal mobile Coastguard Units and the police were searching along the shore. The person was eventually found safely ashore and the ILB was returned to Ramsgate.

RNLI media contacts
• John Ray, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer (Ramsgate Lifeboat)
07759 480825 / john.g.ray@talk21.com
• Tim Ash, RNLI Public Relations Manager (London/East/South East)
0207 6207426 / 07785 296252 / tim_ash@rnli.org.uk
• Philly Byrde, RNLI Press Officer (London/East/South East)
0207 6207425 / 07786 668825 / philly_byrde@rnli.org.uk
• For enquiries outside normal business hours, contact the RNLI duty press officer on 01202 336789

Byline: Ramsgate RNLI's Atlantic 75 class inshore lifeboat (ILB) has been launched twice to incidents over the last few days.
Page Content:

On Friday 13th September at 7:37am the ILB was launched at the request of Dover Coastguard to recover a body which had been spotted and reported by a passing wind farm vessel about 0.5 miles off eastern Ramsgate. The ILB’s volunteer RNLI crew carried out the sad task, returning the body to the boathouse and into the care of the police and the coroner.
 
On Saturday14th September at 2:55pm the ILB was launched again at the request of Dover Coastguard to search for a missing person in Pegwell Bay, Ramsgate and the River Stour, which enters the sea in the bay. Margate and Deal mobile Coastguard Units and the police were searching along the shore. The person was eventually found safely ashore and the ILB was returned to Ramsgate.

RNLI media contacts
• John Ray, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer (Ramsgate Lifeboat)
07759 480825 / john.g.ray@talk21.com
• Tim Ash, RNLI Public Relations Manager (London/East/South East)
0207 6207426 / 07785 296252 / tim_ash@rnli.org.uk
• Philly Byrde, RNLI Press Officer (London/East/South East)
0207 6207425 / 07786 668825 / philly_byrde@rnli.org.uk
• For enquiries outside normal business hours, contact the RNLI duty press officer on 01202 336789