ON 1097 RUBY AND ARTHUR REED II Lifeboat - 7 Jul, 2004

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StationLaunchedReturnedLives Saved
Number One Station07/07/200407/07/2004n/a
Yacht MARIE-LOUISE, 2 people landed and craft saved.

On the morning of 7 July 2004 the Ruby and Arthur Reed II was launched at 11.07am to the yacht Marie Louise, with 2 people on board, in difficulties off Happisburgh. The lifeboat was alongside at 11.45am, and after transferring Second Coxswain John Balls to the casualty a tow was rigged. The Caister lifeboat Bernard Matthews had also been launched and followed astern of the tow as the weather deteriorated and all three boats made for Great Yarmouth harbour arriving at 3.15pm. Due to the conditions the Ruby and Arthur Reed II stayed at Yarmouth until 10 July.

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