Leith trawler rescued off Scottish Borders coast

A lifeboat was called to rescue a fishing trawler just off the Scottish Borders coast.

Tuesday, 31st January 2017, 11:18 am
Updated Tuesday, 31st January 2017, 11:20 am
Stock image of Eyemouth RNLI. Picture: Contributed

Eyemouth RNLI had to assist a vessel that had been suffering steering problems.

The Leith-registered Bright Ray got into difficulties at about 5.15 pm yesterday.

The lifeboat and its volunteer crew were quickly on the scene and able to escort the trawler back to harbour.

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