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.

 

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When RNLI lifeboats are tasked to a rescue this is commonly referred to as a 'shout'.

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