Boat runs aground on infamous Black Middens
0 Have your say The infamous Black Midden rocks at Tynemouth claimed another victim this afternoon when a small boat ran aground.
A rigid-inflatable boat (RIB) with two people on board grounded on the rocks, just inside the harbour at Tynemouth.
Tynemouth RNLI inshore lifeboat launched and the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade were tasked to help on shore.
Arriving on scene just a minute after launching, the lifeboat crew found the two occupants had got onto the rocks and were attempting to get the RIB higher up out of the water.
Sea conditions were rough with a rising tide, making it... read more
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