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Wicklow RNLI launched to assist small fishing vessel

Posted on October 17, 2014 at 4:40 AM

Wicklow inshore lifeboat. Photo: RNLI/Wicklow

Wicklow RNLI inshore lifeboat launched at 11.25am (Thursday 16 October) this morning to assist a small fishing boat with engine failure.

Speaking after the call out Wicklow RNLI lifeboat Helm Graham Fitzgerald said ‘ We located the boat with two occupants drifting about one mile north of Wicklow harbour, the fishermen were experiencing mechanical problems with the outboard engine. So we rigged a tow line and brought the vessel back to the harbour.’


The crew on the call out were Helm Graham Fitzgerald Alan Goucher and John Vize.

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