The St Peter Port Lifeboat “Spirit of Guernsey” was launched to assist the local fishing vessel Discovery, after it fouled it’s propeller in the shipping lanes approximately 28 miles North West of Platte Fougere lighthouse.
Guernsey Coastguard received the call at 09:47 on Friday 30th May 2014 and the lifeboat departed at 10:08, arriving alongside the casualty at 11:41.
A tow was established, and the lifeboat commenced the tow back at 11:46. Arriving back at St Peter Port at 15:15
Local fishing boat Discovery - Photo by Tony Rive