Barmouth RNLI called out to broken down fishing boat

Lifeboats News Release

Barmouth RNLI volunteers were paged at 12.38 pm on Thursday 19 April 2018 to go to the aid of a fishing boat which had broken down off Llwyngwril with electrical failure.

Crew of Barmouth ALB tow in fishing vessel Aqua

RNLI/Daryl James

Barmouth RNLI tow in MV Aqua

In fine weather and calm seas, the all weather lifeboat (ALB) Moira Barrie was launched at 12.45 pm and was with the fishing boat, the MV Aqua, off Borthwen Caravan site, Llwyngwril by 1.05 pm. A tow was established and the boat was brought in to harbour where it was made safe alongside the quay wall.

The ALB returned to the boathouse and was ready for service by 2.45 pm.

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