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Portpatrick lifeboat rescues two people close to Mull of Galloway

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PORTPATRICK lifeboat has been involved in a complex rescue that involved the Coastguard and the Donaghadee lifeboat. A vessel, understood to be a RIB from Northern Ireland, got into difficulties off the Mull of Galloway. HM Coastguard told the Free Press: "We received a request for assistance yesterday (July 21) at around 5pm after a report of a vessel with engine failure with two people on board off the Mull of Galloway. "Drummore Coastguard Rescue Team was sent, along with an RNLI lifeboat from Portpatrick, which established a tow towards Donaghadee. "An RNLI lifeboat from Donaghadee subsequently took over the tow and secured the vessel in Bangor marina."

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