Seahouses RNLI Lifeboat Station, Seafield Road, Seahouses, Northumberland NE68 7SH. Tel: 01665 720370
Seahouses RNLI Lifeboat Station
News Release 002/2020
SMALL FISHING VESSEL WITH ENGINE FAILURE NEAR ROCKS OUTSIDE OF HARBOUR.
At 20:08hr on Friday 17 January 2020, Seahouses Inshore Lifeboat was requested to launch to assist a small fishing craft with engine failure, which was being carried by the tide towards rocks outside of the harbour.
The local Coastguard team Seahouses were also tasked. As the Lifeboat Crew assembled and made ready to launch, the skipper of the small vessel reported that he had managed to get his craft into the harbour unaided. The Lifeboat Crew were then stood down, once the casualty boat and crew were confirmed to be safe.