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


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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For more information please contact Jim Phillips St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Press Officer on 07791121039 -- 01437721532 or by email: or alternatively contact Danielle Rush Regional Media Manager (Wales & the West) on 07786668829 - 01745585162 or by email:

Vessel being assisted


Lily's Pride

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