Lifeboat called out to dive boat

Eyemouth lifeboat, RNLI
Eyemouth lifeboat, RNLI

Eyemouth Lifeboat was called out on Sunday, April 19 to assist a dive boat that had broken down.

The dive boat, a mile to the north of St Abbs, which had lost drive, still had a diver to recover from the water when the call was made at around 4pm. St Abbs lifeboat was also called to assist and safely recovered from the water, whilst Eyemouth lifeboat took the dive boat under tow back to St Abbs harbour.

St Abbs lifeboat assisted Eyemouth manoeuvre the dive boat alongside, and once safely tied up, Eyemouth lifeboat returned to station, around an hour after the initial call out.