Penlee lifeboat crew members come to the aid of drifting angling vessel

Lifeboats News Release

At 11.40am this morning (Thursday 15 June), following several reports of an angling vessel drifting towards the Western Cressar Rocks east of Penzance, HM Coastguard at Falmouth requested the immediate launch of Penlee's inshore lifeboat 'Mollie and Ivor Dent'.

Due to the swift response of our volunteer crew, the inshore lifeboat launched and arrived on scene within 10 minutes of the initial launch request - an amazing response time.

The disabled vessel, with one person onboard, was towed safely back to Penzance Harbour. The 'Mollie and Ivor Dent' returned to Newlyn at 12.30pm where she was refuelled, washed down, and made ready for her next service.

Bob Sharples Photography

The 'Mollie and Ivor Dent' returned to Newlyn at 12.30pm

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