RNLI Moelfre Volunteers dash to aid broken down vessel.
Moelfre RNLI Inshore Lifeboat ‘Enfys 2’ launched today at 5:52 pm (Sunday 19 August). after H.M Coastguard had received reports that a 20-foot fishing boat had suffered mechanical issues near Carreg Onnen.
The ILB had setup and initiated a tow by 6:07 pm and then proceeded to tow the casualty vessel to her home mooring at Red Wharf Bay.The ILB was back on the slip at 7:20 pm ready to be washed down and fuelled in preparation for her next shout
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