Coastguards rescued two crew members after a tug capsized in Hampshire recently.
The Coastguard received a Mayday call from a sailing vessel reporting that a tug had capsized at the Fawley marine terminal.
The tug, the Asterix, attached to Esso Oil Refinery at Fawley, capsized and subsequently began to sink just off the refinery’s pontoon.
One person was seen the water and was recovered to the shore and is being treated for hypothermia.
The Coastguard coordinated a search of the area for a second crew member involving RNLI lifeboats from Lymington, Calshott and Cowes and Coastguard Rescue Teams from Southampton and Lymington and Southampton Port patrol vessel.
A second crew member was located at 8.29pm and recovered from the water to the lifeboat and was been transferred to hospital.
The vessel which is a commercial tug, remains capsized and sunk and weather conditions on scene tonight are strong winds and poor visibility.
There was no reported pollution.
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