Hoylake RNLI teams involved in late night rescue during strong winds

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CREDIT: RNLI / Hoylake lifeboat

Hoylake Lifeboat was called out at midnight last night to a vessel having engine difficulties on the River Mersey.

The 15m motor vessel “Venom” was making slow progress on the Mersey during strong winds.

Coastguard crews were worried that it may prevent incoming shipping and so RNLI teams were tasked to intervene.

Hoylake’s Shannon class lifeboat ‘Edmund Hawthorn Micklewood’ launched to make contact with the casualty vessel off New Brighton

Hoylake RNLI teams safely escorted the vessel to the Liverpool landing stage.

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