Launch Information

23rd July 2021

RNLI Cromer’s crew were paged for immediate ILB launch at 14:11 to multiple reports of a swimmer in difficulty at Overstrand.

The casualty was found on the beach having been assisted by a family member. After assessment by the crew both were returned to the ILB station and handed over to the ambulance service at around 15:15.

The inshore lifeboat D734 ‘George and Muriel’ was then cleaned down, refuelled and made ready for its next call out.


Lifeboat: D-734 George & Muriel
Launched: 23/07/2021
Launch Time: 14:11
Returned: 23/07/2021
Return Time: 15:15


Boat Crew:

Tim Ballard
Matt Hardy
Kevin Johnson

Shore Crew:

Emma Tuck
Steve Guest
Michah Summerwill
Polly Clarke
Neil Longdin
Reis Khalil
Fiona Keenaghan

Other crew members responded to the page but were not used.