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Drifting boat saved by lifeboat crew

PUBLISHED: 11:48 17 August 2009 | UPDATED: 14:45 03 July 2010

THE Great Yarmouth and Gorleston inshore lifeboat crew was called out in the early hours of yesterday after a vessel was seen drifting away from the yacht station.

THE Great Yarmouth and Gorleston inshore lifeboat crew was called out in the early hours of yesterday after a vessel was seen drifting away from the yacht station.

Yarmouth Coastguard was called at 5.20am by an off-duty police officer who saw the boat drifting down river after breaking free from its mooring at Gorleston yacht station.

The RLNI crew helped the vessel's occupants make a safe return to the station.


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