Byline: At 5.09pm on March 1st, 2014 Criccieth's inshore rescue boat was launched following reports of an inundated vessel listing heavily in Porthmadog Harbour.
Page Content: Following a call from a concerned member of the public, the station launched its Arancia class lifeboat, Margaret a Nantw, from the slipway at Porthmadog. The concerned vessel, named Tokimata - a 35 foot steel hulled vessel - was listing heavily and its mast was blocking the main channel in the harbour.
On scene, volunteer crew members accessed the boat and decided to re-float the vessel by using a pump to clear the water. Once buoyant again, the vessel was moved to a new mooring and made safe.
For further details, please contact Ifer Gwyn, Criccieth Lifeboat Press Officer on 07554445316