Teignmouth lifeboat crew save 5 when trawler capsizes

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The five casulaties can be seen standing on the wheelhouse awaiting rescue (Credit RNLI Tony Watson)

Date: 30/01/2012

Author: Tony Watson, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer

Update Tuesday 31 January, 12pm

At about 1.40pm on Monday 30 January many 999 calls were received by HM Coastguard about a local trawler that had capsized on approaching the River Teign estuary mouth, close to the bar.

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