Salvage operation to save sinking tug off Torbay

A salvage operation's underway to prevent a 44 metre tug from sinking off Torbay.

Eight crew members were rescued overnight in an operation involving lifeboats from Torbay and Exmouth and two naval ships after the vessel was reported to have a hole in it.

Brixham coastguard have been working throughout the night to pump out water from the Christos.

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Salvage Operation Off Torbay

A salvage operation's underway to prevent a 44 metre tug from sinking off Torbay.