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St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat tasked to a broken vessel

Lifeboats News Release

On Sunday July (2nd) at 4.24pm the St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat, launched on service to a 16ft boat which had suffered engine failure, and required assistance.

St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat

Nicholas Leach

St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat

The casualty vessel with 4 persons onboard was in Caerbwdy bay.

None of the persons onboard, required any medical attention.

Once on scene the volunteer lifeboat crew secured to tow line to the boat, and commenced to take it under tow into Porhclais harbour.

With this tasking complete the lifeboat then returned to station rehousing at 5.32pm.

RNLI media contact
For more information contact Jim Phillips, St Davids Lifeboat Press Officer on 07791 121039. Alternitavely contact Eleri Roberts, RNLI Public Relations Manager on 01745 585162 / 07771 941390 or email
Eleri_Roberts@rnli.org.uk.

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