21st September 2019
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Lifeboat rescues tourist vessel

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Shetland tourist vessel the Alluvion had to be rescued this morning after breaking down five miles south of Lerwick harbour.

Lerwick lifeboat was launched following a call to the coastguard at 7.40am.

The boat, which was carrying four people, was towed to safety and arrived in Lerwick harbour at 8.30am.

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