Peterhead RNLI Lifeboat launches to disabled creel boat.

Lifeboats News Release

The RNLI Peterhead Tamar Lifeboat ‘The Misses Robertson of Kintail’ was requested to launch by UK Coastguard on Monday 23 April 2018 at 4.14 pm with its volunteer crew, to assist a creel boat which had lost power.5 NM East of Bodda

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Taking casualty in tow

The lifeboat took the boat in tow to Boddam harbour. The lifeboat then returned to its berth at 5.25 pm. The sea condition was .5 M swell, the wind was SW 11 to 15 Knots and visibility was good.

Peterhead Lifeboat is always interested to hear from anyone wishing to help save lives at sea by joining the fund raising team, or the crew. If you think you have some spare time to help raise funds to save lives at sea, or you have what it takes to be a member of the lifeboat crew, then please contact us at Peterhead lifeboat station on 01779 473331

RNLI/David Anderson

RNLI/David Anderson

Berthing casualty at Boddam harbour

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