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Watch: Lerwick’s Halloween rescue

On 31 October 1994, Lerwick Lifeboat Station joined the Coastguard to battle Storm Force 10 winds to save 155 crew from the Russian factory ship, Pionersk.

You can read more about the rescue in our Lifeboat Magazine Archive. 


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