An Angus RNLI team was called out after an empty lifeboat was spotted drifting at sea on Halloween.
Coastguard personnel and the Arbroath lifeboat crew were called out to a fishing vessel shortly after 9am on Sunday.
RNLI bosses say they have closed the chapter which blemished the proud 215-year history of Arbroath lifeboat station following the return of the town’s all weather boat to the water after six months out of service.
The man who brought Arbroath lifeboat's coxswain into the service said his dismissal should be reversed as it could have "repercussions throughout the country".
The ashes of a loyal Lichtie have been scattered to the North Sea within sight of the beloved Gayfield Park where he followed his favourites for nearly eight decades.
A pair of fishermen have relived the scary moment the North Sea began to engulf their car after it became bogged down in the sands of Arbroath harbour.
A dramatic jet ski rescue in the Tay is the inspiration for a new national awareness campaign by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
Mary Gerrard of the Arbroath Ladies’ Lifeboat Guild was awarded a bar at the Scottish Lifeboat Council’s annual meeting in Perth.