Lifeboat volunteers spent six hours towing a broken-down fishing boat home.

The Workington RNLI crew was called at around 2:30 pm to help the vessel, which had broken down 20 miles southwest of Workington.

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It had two people on board.

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The all-weather lifeboat was launched and attached a tow to the 28ft boat and towed it back to Whitehaven.

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The lifeboat returned to its base at 8:31 pm. 

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