TWO anglers were rescued by Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat this afternoon when their boat suffered engine failure leaving them stranded a mile off Marsden, South Tyneside.TWO anglers were rescued by Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat this afternoon when their boat suffered engine failure, leaving them stranded a mile off Marsden, South Tyneside.

Humber Coastguard requested the launch of Tynemouth all weather lifeboat at 13:15, and once in the area the lifeboat crew quickly located the casualty vessel, a 7m coble with wheelhouse.

A tow rope was attached and the vessel and her occupants towed to safety at Royal Quays Marina without further incident.

Lifeboat: 17-20 Spirit of Northumberland

Stranded anglers rescued by Tynemouth RNLI lifeboatTynemouth RNLIServicesall weather lifeboat,ServicesTWO anglers were rescued by Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat this afternoon when their boat suffered engine failure, leaving them stranded a mile off Marsden, South Tyneside. Humber Coastguard requested the launch of Tynemouth all weather lifeboat at 13:15, and once in the area the lifeboat crew quickly located the casualty vessel,...The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea