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Burnham-on-Crouch RNLI volunteers tasked to assist a 16m vessel taking on water

Burnham-on-Crouch RNLI volunteers were tasked by UK Coastguard at 11.30pm on Sunday 4 July to assist a 16m vessel that requested assistance after taking on water by Whittaker’s.

The Atlantic Class lifeboat ‘Tony & Robert Britt’ was launched and quickly arrived on scene, whereupon they escorted the casualty back into Burnham Yacht Harbour and received by UK Coastguard at approximately 3am on Monday 5 July.

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For more information please contact Peter Harris, RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer on: 07802 418298 or email: 4.7

The Atlantic enroute to casualty

The Atlantic enroute to casualty



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