Callout No. 7
4th August 2015
Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station launched the RNLI’s All Weather Lifeboat ‘Freddie Cooper’ to a report of a vessel with engine failure, East of Aldeburgh. The RNLI ALB ‘Freddie Cooper’ was launched at 18.00 to a 30-foot vessel, with seven crew on board. It reportedly had suffered engine failure and was drifting 15 miles East of Aldeburgh.
It was being assisted by a nearby vessel, who had taken the casualty into tow. On arrival at scene, the ALB crew passed a towing line across to the crew of the casualty and took over the tow, continuing on to Southwold. Southwold ILB was launched to assist in mooring the casualty. Once secured, the RNLI Lifeboat ‘Freddie Cooper’ returned to station, arriving at 22.10.Crew: