Assisted motor cruiser with engine failure.

Launch No: 09
Wednesday, 23 July 2008
Location: Bow Creek River Dart.

On returning down the Dart after Launch 9 the lifeboat was diverted to assist a broken down motor cruiser with the owner on board, which they towed to Tuckenhay in Bow Creek.


Request Received 9:50pm
Time at incident 53 minutes
Time to recovery 1 hour, 22 minutes
Back on Service 11:15pm


Sea/River State River Calm
Wind Direction East
Wind Strength 5 knots

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Shore Crew

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RNLI Dart Lifeboat Station
Coronation Park
North Embankment
Devon TQ6 9RR

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