Clifden RNLI tow broken down boat back to shore

Lifeboats News Release

Clifden RNLI has towed a broken down boat to safety.

RNLI/Clifden

Shortly after 6pm yesterday evening (Tuesday 13 March), Clifden RNLI volunteers responded to a pager request to assist a fishing boat that had experienced engine failure at the mouth of Clifden Bay.

The Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat Joyce King was launched by Deputy Launching Authority Saul Joyce. Helm John Mullen and the volunteer crew members onboard proceeded quickly to the scene.

With the help of the onboard crew, the fishing boat was taken under tow and brought back to a mooring in Clifden Bay less than an hour later.

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