Hartlepool RNLI rescues two people after angling boat breaks down

Hartlepool RNLI was called to rescue two people after their boat broke down near Steetley Pier.

Thursday, 9th November 2017, 8:50 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 8:05 am
Hartlepool RNLI lifeboat launched to assist a vessel with mechanical failure.

Hartlepool RNLI inshore lifeboat and volunteer crew were called to the incident by Humber Coastguard at 9am on Tuesday, November 7, to assist a 24ft angling boat that had suffered mechanical failure near the pier.

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The inshore lifeboat and volunteer crew was launched at 9.15am and were alongside the boat that had two people on board a few minutes later.

The angling boat was towed to Hartlepool Marina then the inshore lifeboat returned to the Ferry Road lifeboat station at 10.15am