Lifeboat helps out stricken vessel

Amble's new D class lifeboat Mildred Holcroft in action. Credit RNLI/Amble.
Amble's new D class lifeboat Mildred Holcroft in action. Credit RNLI/Amble.

Amble’s inshore lifeboat, The Mildred Holcroft, went to the aid of an 18ft motor launch, The Blue Fin, on Sunday morning.

The stricken vessel had an engine failure near Coquet Island.

There were three people on board Blue Fin.