Friday, 30 December 2016

Penlee lifeboat called out at 03:47 to medivac fishing boat crewman.

Penlee all-weather lifeboat 'Ivan Ellen' launched at 03:47am this morning to medivac a fisherman with an eye injury who was onboard a Newlyn trawler 1 mile south of Tater-Dhu Lighthouse.

The fisherman was transferred to the lifeboat, assessed and taken to Newlyn to an awaiting ambulance. Once the casualty had been taken ashore the lifeboat was washed down, refuelled and ready for service at 04:50am.

Crew - Patch (cox) Tony (mech) Dan, Sam, James, Andrew and Tom Matson
Weather - Light winds, 1m swell