Anstruther RNLI volunteer rescues his dad

George and Brian.George and Brian.
George and Brian.
An RNLI lifeboat volunteer was given a surprise this week, when he rescued a familiar face.

The Anstruther Lifeboat crew were called out on Saturday morning to a small vessel with a fouled propeller.

Volunteer George Hodge had just finished a night shift when he was awoken by the sound of his pager.

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What he didn’t know was that the man in need of assistance from the RNLI was his own dad, Brian.

The D class launched within 10 minutes and proceeded to the scene, where George joined his dad aboard the boat and assisted him back to Anstruther harbour.