Blyth lifeboat was requested to assist Cullercoats lifeboat in mooring up the ‘Debbie Gee’ which had suffered mechanical failure half a Mile East of St Marys Island, Whitley Bay.

The call came to both Cullercoats & Blyth lifeboats who were already on the water as part of Blyth’s annual Quayside Family Funday, Cullercoats lifeboat proceeded to the ‘Debbie Gee’ whilst Blyth awaited their return to assist in mooring in the south harbour.