Mar 9, 2016
Workboat with mechanical difficulties in the River Mersey
At 13:59 Liverpool Coastguard requested Hoylake Lifeboat to launch to assist Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service's Marine Fire 1 RIB, which was towing a workboat with mechanical problems in the River Mersey. There were 2 persons on board.
The casualty was taken to the Pier Head before Hoylake Lifeboat arrived on scene. The lifeboat recovered on Hoylake beach shortly afterwards.