CoastguardMana Saving Lives at Sea



Engine failure

Posted by Mark Presling
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Operation Details
Date/Time: 
Sun, 14/12/2008 - 11:15 - 14:00
Operation Type: 
SAROP Cat 1
People Assisted: 
4

Engine failed on trying to start it after fishing at South End of Mana in a building southerly - he also could not manage his own anchor. He called his marine mechanic by cellphone, who rang the Coastguard base. CRV Pelorus was dispatched, located Aquarius, lifted anchor, took all children aboard Pelorus and towed Aquarius back to Mana Marina. Oil was seen leaking from around the propellor - ? broken gearbox. OUTCOME: All well.

Location

41° 5' 53.6676" S, 174° 46' 19.9308" E
Vessel Details
Length: 
3.0m
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