Caught on Video: HM Coastguard Rescues Fishermen from Capsized Vessel in English Channel

Four fisherman have been rescued after their fishing vessel capsized in the English Channel approximately 14 nautical miles south of Eastbourne, England on Thursday. The HM Coastguard successfully winched two of the fisherman from the overturned hull of the fishing vessel, while a nearby ship rescued two others from the water. The UK's Maritime and Coastguard Agency … [Read more...]

Salvage Plan Approved for Cargo Ship Aground on Pentland Skerries

Officials in the U.K. have approved the salvage plan for the cargo ship M/V Priscilla which remains hard aground on the Pentland Skerries off the coast of Scotland. The 89-meter Netherlands registered cargo ship ran aground in the Pentland Firth off Scotland last Wednesday, 18 July 2018, and initial to refloat the vessel were unsuccessful. The vessel continues … [Read more...]

WATCH: Battered by Waves, British Coastguard Makes Daring Rescue

The UK Coastguard has released some incredible video showing the daring helicopter rescue of three people from rugged cliffs on the southwest coast of England. The rescue took place Saturday morning in Bude, England when a person climbing on the cliffs became stranded by the tide. Within minutes of receiving the alert, a Coastguard helicopter from Newquay was on scene to … [Read more...]