Fishguard lifeboat assists fishing vessel

Lifeboats News Release

The Fishguard RNLI lifeboat launched at 11.50 am on Tuesday 29 January to assist a fishing vessel with mechanical failure near Moylegrove.

The all-weather lifeboat Blue Peter VII, with a full volunteer crew, arrived on scene at 12.16 pm where they found the 30 foot vessel hanging on to string of lobster pots. The crew established a tow and the vessel was towed back to a mooring at Lower Fishguard.

When this had been accomplished the lifeboat returned to station at 14.27 pm.

The weather conditions were cloudy with good visibility and force four north-easterly winds.

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