Scarborough RNLI tows fishing boat

Lifeboats News Release

Scarborough RNLI was called out by the Coastguard this morning when a small angling vessel suffered engine failure.

Scarborough RNLI inshore lifeboat

RNLI/Dave Barry

Scarborough RNLI inshore lifeboat

The vessel, with two people on board, was towed into the harbour by the inshore lifeboat.

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