St Davids RNLI lifeboat launched to a fishing vessel

Lifeboats News Release

On Thursday July 26 at 4.09pm St Davids RNLI all-weather lifeboat Norah Wortley, launched on service to the aid of the 21ft fishing vessel Lily’s Pride, which had suffered engine failure.

Casualty vessel

RNLI

Fishing Vessel

The vessel which had 2 persons onboard had broken down north west of Ramsey Island.

Once on scene the lifeboat crew quickly set up a tow line to the casualty and commenced to take it under tow to Abercastle.

On arrival at Abercastle the vessel was secured to a mooring, after which the lifeboat returned to station and rehoused at 6.58pm

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Media Contacts
For more information please contact Jim Phillips St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Press Officer on 07791121039 -- 01437721532 or by email: jimphillipsrnli@hotmail.co.uk or alternatively contact Danielle Rush Regional Media Manager (Wales & the West) on 07786668829 - 01745585162 or by email: danielle_rush@rnli.org.uk


Vessel being assisted

RNLI

Lily's Pride

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