22/09/16 06:17 – 11:00, rehouse 17:00 – 18:00
Requested by Aberdeen Coastguard to assist a fishing boat taking on water 7 miles NE from Port Seaton within the Firth of Forth.
ALB on scene and transferred four crew and two pumps to the casualty vessel, having reduced the water level the fishing gear was retrieved and made safe.
Casualty then towed back to Port Seaton, where it was safely moored alongside in the harbour and passed over to the Coastguard.
ALB returned to berth at Pittenweem harbour, where it was refuel led and awaited the tidal conditions at Anstruther.
Crew recalled rehousing at 17:00
Weather – Cloudless
Visibility - Good
Wind – Light breeze 225
Sea state – slight