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Buckie RNLI lifeboat comes to aid of fishing boat


By Alan Beresford

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THERE was no quiet end to the weekend for Buckie's volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew when they were launched.

Buckie's RNLI lifeboat William Blannin was launched on Sunday to come to the aid of a fishing vessel.
Buckie's RNLI lifeboat William Blannin was launched on Sunday to come to the aid of a fishing vessel.

Sunday evening saw the William Blannin launched to come to aid of a fishing vessel in difficulty, as a Buckie RNLI spokesman explained.

"Buckie's lifeboat launched at 8.57pm on Sunday, September 6 after reports of a fishing vessel which had apparently issues with rudder control.

"A tow was established to the vessel, the Blue Sky, and she was taken back to Buckie Harbour.

"The William Blannin was back at her moorings at around 9.45pm after what was a straightforward operation."

For more on the work of Buckie RNLI, or how to become a crew member or shore-based volunteer, follow their Facebook page.

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