Salvage Operation Off Torbay

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

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Tug awaiting divers to begin repairs

The latest from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency:

RNLI and Royal Navy vessels have now left the scene. Another tug has started salvage operations and is currently pumping water from the stricken tug.

The water level is continuing to fall and now awaiting divers to start repairs. Two more tugs are heading from Falmouth to assist.

– Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Press Office

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