Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat rescued two northeast coast fishermen after their vessel sank fishing for prawns. Photo: Tynemouth RNLI
Two lucky fishermen were plucked from their liferaft by Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat when their fishing vessel sank after hauling a large boulder on board whilst fishing for prawns.
“We knew where the crew were but if we hadn’t Personal Location Beacons (PLBs) and EPIRBs are a vital tool in an emergency, but even more so if they are registered to a person and vessel, so help us to help you, and make sure you and your vessel are registered and up to date. It’s free to do.”
Source: HM Coastguard