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Enniskillen (Carrybridge) Lifeboat & Rescue Water Craft goes to the aid of a 35 foot cruiser which had run aground.

Volunteer crew from Enniskillen Lifeboat Station based at Carrybridge were tasked at 11.55am to a 35 foot cruiser which had run aground approx. ½ mile north of Naan Island. Carrybridge's Lifeboat & Rescue Water Craft were launched and proceeded to the casualty vessel’s position. Once on scene, the vessel was checked for damage and none was found, it was refloated again and then the casualty vessel proceeded under its own power. Carrybridge Lifeboat and Rescue Water Craft returned to station.

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