Aberdeen Lifeboat tows disabled fishing vessel to safe harbour

Lifeboats News Release

At around 4pm today, Friday 11 October, Aberdeen’s all-weather lifeboat ‘Bon Accord’ was tasked to assist a 28 metre fishing vessel which had lost power approximately 21 miles east south east of Aberdeen.

Aberdeen's Severn-class all-weather lifeboat 'Bon Accord'

RNLI Aberdeen

Aberdeen's Severn-class all-weather lifeboat 'Bon Accord'

Making best speed to scene, the lifeboat established a tow and began the lengthy journey back to safe harbour.

The fishing vessel was safely brought alongside in Aberdeen shortly after 10pm. The lifeboat then returned to her berth to be refuelled, washed down, and prepared for further service.

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