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At 17h35, Monday, 23 August, NSRI Simon's Town duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from a local fishing vessel

Darren Zimmerman, NSRI Simon's Town station commander, said:

At 17h35, Monday, 23 August, NSRI Simon's Town duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from a local fishing vessel reporting to have power failure and in no imminent danger but adrift 1 nautical mile East of Seal Island, False Bay.

The sea rescue craft Donna Nicholas was launched and NSRI shore crew responded to Kalk Bay Harbour.

On arrival on the scene a towline was established we towed the vessel to Kalk Bay Harbour without incident and safely moored the vessel at her mooring and no further assistance was required.

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