Haydn Miller rescues vessel with engine failure

Lifeboats News Release

Tenby's all-weather lifeboat was requested to launch at 4.30pm on Wednesday 9th June, following a report of a vessel with engine failure off Tenby's South beach.

The lifeboat was soon on scene and the crew of the casualty vessel requested a tow back around to the harbour.

After a brief tow, the casualty vessel was brought into the safety of the harbour and put alongside the pier.

The lifeboat then returned to station, arriving at 5.35pm.

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