Two Trawlers Rescued
The 15 meter long fishing vessel Good Fellowship BK172 and the 11 meter long fishing vessel Trustful A74 became disabled off Tynemouth, England. The trawler Trustful had become disabled when its propeller had been tangle in their nets. The Trustful was taken under tow by the Good Fellowship and headed back to port. The vessels proceeded a short distance when the Good Fellowship became disabled when it’s propeller was fouled by some floating debris. The Good Fellowship contacted the RNLI who dispatched a lifeboat from Tynemouth. The lifeboat took both vessels under tow back to harbour and berthed at the North Shields quay. No reports of injuries or pollution being released.