Broken-down fishing boat rescued by Seahouses Lifeboat crew

Crew at Seahouses RNLI rescued a broken-down fishing boat off Holy Island.

Wednesday, 17th June 2020, 10:39 am
Updated Wednesday, 17th June 2020, 12:17 pm

Seahouses All Weather Lifeboat was called at 5pm on Tuesday, June 16 to assist the 31-foot vessel, which had broken down one mile east of Emmanuel Head, Holy Island, with two crew on board.

Using radar and navigational aids through the fog, the lifeboat located the vessel and its crew, who were from Eyemouth.

The boat was safely towed back to Seahouses harbour, where it was met by Seahouses Coastguard Rescue Officers.

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Seahouses All Weather Lifeboat towed the fishing boat to safety.

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