The St Peter Port Lifeboat was tasked to go to the assistance of a 15m sloop, at the request of the French Coastguard X-Mar Jobourg, at 14:56. 

The ARZ which was being delivered to Dunkirk, suffered a fouled propeller approximately 1.5 miles North West of Guernsey.  The Spirit of Guernsey departed at 15:12 and was alongside the casualty at 15:34.  A tow was established and the lifeboat returned to St Peter Port with the ARZ in tow at 16:48. 

St Peter Port Lifeboat was back on station at 17:15.

Photos by Tony Rive and Carl Bisson









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