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Lifeboat crews called to help sinking fishing boat off Norfolk coast

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Lifeboat crews and a rescue helicopter were called to helping a sinking fishing boat off the north Norfolk coast at the weekend.

Wells RNLI came to the aid of two fishermen in the early hours of Saturday September 18, after a mayday call.

The volunteer crew launched their all-weather lifeboat at around 12.51am to assist the 14 metre King’s Lynn registered boat, which was in danger of sinking.

The fishing vessel had been trawling two miles north of Scolt Head Island when it quickly started to take on water through........

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