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Baltimore Lifeboat Launches To Fishing Boat With Engine Trouble

10th May 2017
Baltimore RNLI's Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat Baltimore RNLI's Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat Photo: RNLI/Baltimore

#RNLI - A week of engine troubles around the Irish coast continued yesterday morning (Tuesday 9 May) when Baltimore RNLI went to the aid of a fishing boat on passage from France to Kerry.

The lifeboat launched to the vessel at 7.10am, taking it under tow to Baltimore where it was brought alongside the pier at 10.40am.

The crew on the lifeboat call were coxswain Aidan Bushe, mechanic Cathal Cottrell, Colin Whooley, Don O’Donovan, Jerry Smith, Kieran Collins and David Ryan.

Yesterday’s callout came after Skerries RNLI launched to a motor boat in difficulty off Rockabill on Sunday, and the Rosslare Harbour lifeboat assisted a motor yacht off the Wicklow coast last Wednesday.

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