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Shout Number 20/2011

Date/Time: 06/08/2011 09:30 - 15:00

Called to Methil for a Misc

People Assisted: 0

The Lifeboat was requested to launch to assist the Royal Navy explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) team after a fishing vessel trawler found a suspected torpedo in its net off Methil.

The EOD team were unable to locate the device at the reported position and the lifeboat returned to station. It it understood the EOD team were to carry out further searches for the device the following day.

Boat Crew: M Chalmers, B Paton, L Brown
Shore Crew: S Brown