Local fisherman towed by Fishguard RNLI after engine failure

Lifeboats News Release

Fishguard RNLI's inshore lifeboat with a crew of three volunteers launched shortly before midday on Tuesday (26th September) after being requested by UK COastguard to attend a small fishing vessel positioned one mile north-west of Pen Anglas and which had suffered engine failure.

One person was aboard the boat and sea conditions were good and the inshore lifeboat was quickly on scene and took the fishing boat under tow to Lower Town where the grateful owner and boat were returned to its mooring and the inshore lifeboat returned to base at 1.20pm.

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