A LIFEBOAT SANDWICH SAVES FISHING BOAT IN DISTRESS

The casualty vessel - belileved to be a wheelhouse fishing boat was sandwiched between the two lifeboats before being taken into Cardiff Barrage

The casualty vessel – believed to be a wheelhouse fishing boat was sandwiched between the two lifeboats before being taken into Cardiff Barrage

Both Penarth lifeboats were launched tonight to go the aid of a disabled craft in the Bristol Channel.

The D Class lifeboat Connie Dains was launched just before 22:00 . The Atlantic 85 had been launched a little earlier.

The rescued boat in the Cardiff Barrage lock with Penarth's D Class lifeboat

The rescued boat in the Cardiff Barrage lock with Penarth’s D Class lifeboat (Photo RNLI)

It’s understood the casualty vessel had to be sandwiched between the two lifeboats before being brought safely into Cardiff Barrage by the D Class boat .

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One Response to A LIFEBOAT SANDWICH SAVES FISHING BOAT IN DISTRESS

  1. AK says:

    Busy lifeboat station – and a lot of people giving up their Sunday evenings for free, yet again.

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