Crew Paged: 15:33pm

Solent Coastguard requested Portsmouth Lifeboat to launch to reports of a vessel belching out smoke in the vicinity of Whale Island, Portsmouth Lifeboat made best speed to the given location and conducted a search as there were no vessels on fire in the given location. While the Lifeboat was searching for the vessel, Solent Coastguard continued to try to call the first informant, with no vessels found on the search and no further information received. Portsmouth Lifeboat was stood down to return to station.