Donaghadee Lifeboat

Bangor and Donaghadee RNLI in joint rescue

Bangor and Donaghadee RNLI came to the rescue of a fisherman whose boat got into difficulties.The volunteer crews launced at 11.15am in response to a report that a 28ft commercial fishing boat had experienced engine failure.

The crew quickly located the disabled boat one mile west of the Copeland Islands.
With the Vessel drifting closer to the Islands and the wind gusting gale force eight,a tow line was passed to the disabled fishing boat.

The boat was then towed safely into Bangor harbour