The crew at Humber Lifeboat Station where tasked by Humber Coastguard (UKCG). To give assistance to a yacht, 9NM North of spurn Point, suffering engine failure. The Humber Lifeboat took the vessel under tow and proceeded to Grimsby. Arriving at Grimsby in the early evening.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.