Fire on fishing-boat No. 54/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             04/10/2013  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB2177/13
Launch:  10:45  Return:  13:30  H/W:  10:49
Type of casualty:  FISHING VSL     FISHING VESSEL (COMMERCIAL)
Cause of Service:  MACHNRY FAIL
Wind:  WSW  Force: 5    FRESH BREEZE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

The ALB was tasked by the CG to a distress from the fishing vessel, reported with an
engine fire onboard, position off Bray Head. The fire was extinguished by the fishing boat's crew, and with electrical and hydraulic failure, was totally disabled.  The ALB towed the vessel back to Dun Laoghaire Harbour.