United Kingdom: Tourists rescued from sinking sightseeing boat

Posted on May 26, 2013 • Filed under: Tourists Rescued, United Kingdom

Dailymail.co.uk reports that almost 50 people were rescued this afternoon after a birdwatching boat hit a rock off the Pembrokeshire coast and began to sink. The Lady Helen sent out a mayday call just before 1pm saying it had run aground at Little Sound, part of Skomer Island and was taking on water. A massive rescue operation was launched by coastguards with five smaller vessels – including its sister boat the Dale Princess – also joining in. Read article

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