The Lizard RNLI lifeboat crew launched to assist local fishermen

Lifeboats News Release

The Lizard RNLI lifeboat launched on service at midday on Sunday 22 September to go to the assistance of the local fishing vessel

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Perparing to attach the tow rope
With two people on board the Silver Queen had suffered complete engine failure in a position of six nautical miles SE of The Lizard.

Upon arrival on scene a tow rope was passed and the vessel was safely towed in to Cadgwith Cove. Conditions on scene were discribed as a slight to moderate sea with a south westerly wind.

Under the command of Second Coxswain and Mechanic Dan Atkinson, RNLB Rose arrived back at her station at Kilcobben Cove at around 2pm. Thanks were paid to everyone involved with this service.

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Fishing Vessel "Silver Queen"

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The "Silver Queen" under tow

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