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RNLI volunteers rescued a boat from the shipping lanes of the channel last night.
The lifeboat was launched at 5.15pm yesterday after a 24ft fishing vessel suffered engine failure around eight miles out in the channel, in the busy shipping lanes.
City of London II lifeboat was launched with a crew of seven.
On arrival at the scene a tow was quickly established and the casualty vessel and two passengers were towed back to Dover by 7.20pm.
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