Seahouses lifeboats aid grounded dive boat

Both Seahouses lifeboats were launched this afternoon to go to the aid of a boat which had grounded at the Farne Islands.

Saturday, 9th July 2016, 13:27 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 17:10 pm
Grace Darling

The RNLI’s all-weather Grace Darling and the inshore Peter Downes went out the islands at about 1.30pm, where a dive boat had taken on water and grounded.

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Crews reported that all were safe and well.

On Tuesday, the crew was scrambled after a woman fell ill while diving near the Farne Islands.

She was flown by air ambulance to a decompression chamber at Hull.