Sea Palling and Happisburgh lifeboats called to help leisure craft off Norfolk coast

Happisburgh Lifeboat was tasked to assist a fishing vessel with loss of power, off Sea Palling with

Happisburgh Lifeboat was tasked to assist a fishing vessel with loss of power, off Sea Palling with three people on board. Photo: Happisburgh Lifeboat - Credit: Archant

Lifeboats were scrambled to help three people aboard a vessel off the Norfolk coast.

Crews from Sea Palling and Happisburgh were called out to assist a fishing vessel which had lost power shortly before 4.30pm on Tuesday.

The Coastguard said all three people aboard the vessel were safe and well.

Happisburgh's Atlantic Howard Bell B-899 launched with Tim Grimmer at the helm, and with Martin Gibbs and David Cato as crew.

The Sea Palling Lifeboat towed the vessel to Sea Palling as Happisburgh Lifeboat stood by.


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