1.00 hour at sea, 1 person was helped


The lifeboat was called to an 11 year old boy stranded on a sewage pipe at the east end of Portobello beach, on an incoming tide.
The boy was found in chest deep water and recovered to the boat, before being landed ashore to a Coastguard team and his mother.

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Lifeboat Crew Involved

Helmsman:S McIlravie
Crewmember:M Brown
Crewmember:M Davidson
Crewmember:P Stather
Tractor Driver:S Robinson
Shore Helper:D Davis