New Quay all-weather lifeboat rescues fishing vessel

Lifeboats News Release

New Quay's all-weather lifeboat was launched at 21.24 on Thursday 9 August to aid a broken down fishing vessel three miles north of Llangrannog.

RNLI/Kate Williams

New Quay all-weather lifeboat approaching the stricken vessel
The vessel had two persons on board and had been fishing in the area off Llangrannog when it suffered engine failure.

The all-weather lifeboat Frank and Lena Clifford of Stourbridge located the vessel and towed it back to New Quay harbour.

The lifeboat was recovered at 23.30 and, after being washed down, rehoused and refuelled, the crew were stood down shortly after 00.30.

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