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Ballycotton Lifeboat launched to Assist Fishing Vessel

24th September 2009
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Ballycotton Lifeboat launched to Assist Fishing Vessel

Cork's Ballycotton RNLI lifeboat, Austin Lidbury, launched at 18:15 tonight in response to a call for assistance. from an Irish registered fishing vessel, with two persons aboard. The vessel reported mechanical difficulties 12.5 miles south of Ballycotton. The lifeboat reached the casualty at 19:00 hours and established a tow. Both vessels are expected to arrive at Ballycotton at 21:00 hours. Update: The fishing vessel arrived back in Ballycotton at 20:40 hours where it was secured alongside the pier wall. 

 

 

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