Craster lifeboat launched after dinghy breaks down two miles off Northumberland coast

The Craster lifeboat has been launched to the aid of a dinghy which had broken down off-shore.

Sunday, 19th July 2020, 5:05 pm
Updated Sunday, 19th July 2020, 5:06 pm

The inflatable ribbed dinghy had suffered engine failure about two miles out of the harbour mouth.

The boat was launched this afternoon, Sunday, July 19.

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A Humber Coastguard spokesman said: “The call came in just before three o’clock.

“It was a rib with engine problems, just a couple of miles due east of Craster.

"They went out and brought it back to shore.”

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