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 Vessel Disabled 

Shout Number 35/2013

Date/Time: 07/10/2013 15:18 - 18:50

Called to Fairway buoy for a Vessel Disabled

People Assisted: 2

The crew were paged following a call for assistance from a fishing vessel east of the Fairway buoy. It is understood that the vessel had suffered gearbox failure.

The vessel was located and taken under tow to Port Seton however the tow parted twice. The crew requested assistance from Anstruther's bigger all-weather lifeboat who arrived on scene and took the casualty vessel under tow. Kinghorn lifeboat escorted the two vessels and assisted with the berthing at Port Seton.

Boat Crew: M Brown, L Fisher, K Davidson
Shore Crew: S Taylor, B Paton