Fishing boat runs aground on the Tyne – Updated: Towed to Safety

A fishing boat which ran aground heading out of the Tyne has had to wait for high tide to be rescued. UPDATE: Fishing boat stranded on the Tyne after running aground towed to safety>click to read< The Tynemouth RNLI lifeboats were launched early on Friday after a fishing vessel ran aground on the Black Middens, hazardous rocks inside the Tyne harbour. The skipper of the 20m, 163-tonne vessel radioed for assistance after experiencing a gearbox failure while sailing out of the harbour, leaving him unable to avoid the rocks. >click to read here< ,,, and >here< 11:26

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