Peterhead Lifeboat launched for the third time in a week

Lifeboats News Release

The Volunteer Crew at RNLI Peterhead were called out for the third time in less than a week on Wednesday, June 3.

RNLI/Stacey Lynch

Peterhead’s Tamar class lifeboat, RNLB The Misses Robertson of Kintail, launched at 6.35pm at the request of the UK Coastguard following reports of a possible sighting in the water.

After conducting a thorough coastline search from South Head towards Buchanhaven, nothing was found and the lifeboat was stood down, returning at 8.11pm.

This is the third time the crew’s pagers have sounded since the weekend, when the volunteers responded to two shouts in two days.


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