Lifeboat, Blue Peter
V, requested to launch by Belfast
CGOC following a request for assistance from
a 23ft fishing vessel located off Darragh
Island, Strangford Lough. Propellor
fouled by a rope and unable to anchor. One
adult male on board.
Portaferry Lifeboat launched on service and
quickly located the casualty vessel aground
close to Darragh Island.
Casualty vessel taken under tow by
the lifeboat which then proceeded to a pontoon
at Strangford Lough Yacht Club where one person
was landed to safety ashore.
Portaferry Lifeboat returned to station at