Assistance for fishing vessel “Hayley B”

At 0750 on Sunday 28th October, Guernsey Coastguard received a call from the fishing vessel “Hayley B” approximately (7 nautical miles SW of Guernsey) with engine problems.

The Lifeboat launched at 0810 as the Hayley B was unable to proceed and found the casualty with 3 crewmen onboard at 0903.

The Lifeboat secured a tow line to the “Hayley B” and returned to St Peter Port Harbour arriving at 1104

“Spirit of Guernsey” launched to assist fishing vessel

At 1729 on Sunday 7th October, 2012, Guernsey Coastguard received a call from the fishing vessel “Petit Mel” reporting engine problems with smoke in the engine room, with one crewman onboard and the vessel drifting in a position 3nm Northeast of Guernsey the St Peter Port Lifeboat was launched.

The Lifeboat departed St Peter Port at 1753 and found the “Petit Mel” drifting towards the Brayes at 1809; the Lifeboat then towed the vessel back to St Peter Port harbour arriving at 1845.