Launch Information - 04/02/2017
Support vessel RESOLUTE, gave help.
The crew pagers sounded on Saturday 4 February and Cromers all weather lifeboat Lester was launched by 05:10.
Reports had come in from the Coastguard of a 25 metre converted fishing boat being in difficulty.
The support vessel Resolute was off the Dudgeon wind farm and had a fouled propeller.
With such bad weather conditions forecast and repairs impossible it was agreed to tow the support vessel to the Humber, where the Humber lifeboat would meet them and take over, however, during the tow north the propeller freed itself allowing the lifeboat to return home.
Lester was back on station, rehoused and cleaned down by 10:10.
Lifeboat: ON 1287 LESTER Lifeboat
Launch Time: 05:10
Return Time: 10:10