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Falmouth lifeboat goes to aid of fishing vessel

By WBgdavies  |  Posted: February 12, 2013

Falmouth lifeboat was called to help a fishing boat on Sunday

Falmouth lifeboat was called to help a fishing boat on Sunday

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A fishing vessel got into difficulties on Sunday when it suffered engine failure in Falmouth Bay.

An RNLI lifeboat crew from Falmouth were called out at 11am after the coastguards were arerted by the crew on board the Rebecca Too.

The boat was off Newporth Beach, between Pennance Point and Maenporth Beach, where it had dropped anchor to prevent it drifting towards the shore.

The lifeboat crew went on board to try and restart the engine, but after a failed attempt the boat was towed back to Port Pendennis Marina

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