Morning call out for Flint Coastguard and RNLI Lifeboat after fishing boat takes on water
The Flint-based Coastguard Rescue Team were called out at around 07.12 this morning following a 999 call to Holyhead Coastguard Operation Centre alerting them to reports a local fishing boat was taking on water.
The boat, which was just off Greenfield Dock was reported to have two people on board.
The crew from Flint RNLI Lifeboat station were also called to the emergency and made their way to Greenfield Dock.
The RNLI crew remained on standby, the lifeboat wasn’t launched.
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Once at Greenfield Dock the Coastguard Rescue Team were able to see the crew of the vessel making their way to Greenfield Dock Slipway.
The Coastguard Officer in Charge on scene “gathered more information and after 45 minutes on scene and with the assistance of other cockle boats was happy this vessel was now in no more immediate danger as it was in the process of being recovered.” A Coastguard post on Facebook says.
“All relevant information passed on to Holyhead CGOC and they were happy for us to stand down and return to station.” the post says. Spotted something? Got a story? Send a Facebook Message | A direct message on Twitter | Email: News@Deeside.com