Flamborough RNLI rescue stranded coble

Lifeboats News Release

Flamborough RNLI launched at 8.50pm on Saturday 7 January to a coble with engine failure just off Flamborough Head.

The 8 metre cobble Jacqueline was on passage from Sunderland to Grimsby via Whitby, when the boat hit a log which dislodged all the electrics. Flamborough lifeboat had the casualty under tow at 9.15pm, and had the cobble and the crew safely into Bridlington Harbour at 10.10pm. Flamborough RNLI then returned to station at South Landing.

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Notes to editors
• Flamborough Lifeboat Station has been operating since 1871.
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