Longhope RNLI escort Priscilla safely to Scapa Flow

Lifeboats News Release

Last night (25th July) the volunteer crew of 'Helen Comrie' were paged to escort the once hard aground container vessel 'Priscilla' to the safety of Scapa Flow.

The 89m container vessel has been sitting hard aground on the Pentland Skerries since the early morning of 18 July and was successfully re-floated at 9pm last night (25 July) after salvage efforts.

Following an initial assessment it was agreed, by the Coastguard, that she was in safe condition to be towed to Scapa Flow, Orkney.


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Longhope lifeboat escorts Priscilla to Scapa Flow

RNLI/Steven Rhodes

Longhope lifeboat escorts Priscilla to Scapa Flow
Longhope lifeboat escorts Priscilla to Scapa Flow

RNLI/Steven Rhodes

Longhope lifeboat escorts Priscilla to Scapa Flow

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