Lifeboat launched, Lyme Regis

PUBLISHED: 11:36 18 August 2010

Launching the Lyme Regis Atlantic 75 lifeboat-'Pearl of Dorset'.; Photo by Simon Horn. Ref mhly 6980-30-10SH

Launching the Lyme Regis Atlantic 75 lifeboat-'Pearl of Dorset'.; Photo by Simon Horn. Ref mhly 6980-30-10SH

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LYME Regis RNLI lifeboat was launched following reports three swimmers had got into difficulty in a strong current.

The lifeboat was launched at 6.10pm on Monday (August 16) to an area offshore from Lyme Regis, but found the swimmers were not struggling and were able to swim back to shore unaided.


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