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Port St Mary RNLI lifeboat goes to aid of angler.

Lifeboats News Release

At 1.50pm on Wednesday afternoon the Port St Mary RNLI lifeboat was launched to go to the aid of a 16 foot Warrior angling boat which had suffered engine failure about one mile south of the port.

At 1.50pm on Wednesday afternoon the Port St Mary RNLI lifeboat was launched to go to the aid of a 16 foot Warrior angling boat which had suffered engine failure about one mile south of the port.

RNLI/Port St Mary

Port St Mary RNLI goes to aid of angler
Following a request from Belfast Coastguard the Port St Mary RNLI Spirit of Leicester lifeboat with it's three man crew reached the casualty, which had one person on board, in about 10 minutes and safely towed the vessel back to port.
At 1.50pm on Wednesday afternoon the Port St Mary RNLI lifeboat was launched to go to the aid of a 16 foot Warrior angling boat which had suffered engine failure about one mile south of the port.

RNLI/Port St Mary

Port St Mary RNLI lifeboat goes to aid of angler

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