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Dunmore East Lifeboat Assists Fishing Vessel Taking On Water

28th October 2017
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Dunmore East's lifeboat crew use their salvage pump to keep the fishing vessel afloat Dunmore East's lifeboat crew use their salvage pump to keep the fishing vessel afloat Photo: RNLI/Dunmore East

#RNLI - Dunmore East RNLI launched this past Wednesday afternoon (25 October) to assist a fishing vessel that was taking on water.

The two crew of the 25ft vessel were coming into the Co Waterford harbour before 2.50pm when they realised there was an ingress of water below deck.

Quick thinking by the lifeboat crew, who grabbed their salvage pump to assist, meant the vessel was able to stay afloat.

Published in RNLI Lifeboats
MacDara Conroy

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MacDara Conroy is a contributor covering all things on the water, from boating and wildlife to science and business

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