1.25 hours at sea

Narrative

The lifeboat was launched, along with Queensferry Lifeboat and Rescue 199 following reports of two people in difficulty at Portobello beach.
A search was undertaken before being stood down when it was established that the first informant had seen open water swimmers who were not in difficulty.

Area Map

Location

Portobello

Lifeboat Crew Involved

Helmsman:S McIlravie
Crewmember:M McGarva
Crewmember:K Wakefield
Crewmember:M Mulligan
Tractor Driver:R Johnston
Shore Helper:G Milne