DONEGAL CREW RESCUED FROM SINKING TRAWLER

first_imgA Coast Guard chopper anda  lifeboat have saved a Donegal trawler from sinking off the Co Cork coast.The trawler, the Paul Stephen, with four people on board, was about 18 miles south-east of Cork Harbour when it started taking on water.Pumping equipment was rushed to the scene. Weather conditions were rough, with force-eight winds and five-metre-high waves.The chopper from Waterford was scrambled and a lifeboat from Ballycotton was launched.The 17-metre trawler, out of Greencastle, was escorted to Ballycotton on her own steam as the crew used buckets to bail out water and the life boat volunteers kept a close watch.All crew are safe. © 2011 donegaldaily.com, all Rights ReservedThe copying, republication or redistribution of donegaldaily.com Content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited by law.Follow us on www.twitter.com/donegaldailyFollow us on www.facebook.com/donegaldailySell anything on www.donegaldailyclassifieds.com DONEGAL CREW RESCUED FROM SINKING TRAWLER was last modified: December 1st, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:coast guarddonegaldonegaldaily.comGreencastlerescuetrawlerlast_img read more