Vigilant makes trip to Whitby harbour

HMRC's Vigilant cast an imposing figure when it moored in Whitby harbour
HMRC's Vigilant cast an imposing figure when it moored in Whitby harbour
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A UK mainland security vessel cut an imposing figure when it pulled into port last week.

The Vigilant is a HMRC vessel that patrols the UK’s coastline, checking everything is in order.

Whitby harbour master Ian Vasey said: “It was just a routine visit, asking the usual questions, looking for illegal activities, as the name suggests.

“They drop a fast RIG into the water and patrol the harbour’s perimeter and this time decided to bring the larger boat into port and stay overnight.

“Everything went according to plan.”