Penarth RNLI attend to grounded fishing vessel.

Lifeboats News Release

The volunteers of Penarth's lifeboat were paged shortly after 5pm. Friday 25th January 2019

RNLI/Andy Berry

Out first shout of the year was to a 16 foot fishing vessel which had become grounded at the entrance to Cardiff Bay barrage. Our smaller D class lifeboat was launched and quickly located the vessel. The two people on board were safe and well. The boat was refloated and towed back into the safety of Cardiff Bay to be met by HM coastguards from Penarth.

For further information please contact Andy Berry, Lifeboat Press Officer at Penarth RNLI on 07951 051128

RNLI/Penarth

Penarth lifeboat crew return from evening shout

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