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August 10, 2017 91 No Comments


Weymouth RNLI all-weather lifeboat and Lyme Regis Inshore lifeboat were launched around 10pm on Saturday 5th August to reports of a fishing vessel taking on water 12′ WNW of Portland Bill with 2 persons on-board.The Coastguard helicopter with an extra pump onboard was also tasked.
The 50′ Brixham fishing vessel Piesce was found to be taking water into the engine room from a broken pipe.
By the time that the lifeboats arrived on scene the situation had stabilised with the pipe being repaired, and the water pumped clear.
Weymouth lifeboat took the vessel under tow back to Weymouth Harbour arriving back onto its berth at approx 2.30amon Sunday 6th


Inshore fishing