A former member of the Peterhead lifeboat crew has called for an investigation after the service was temporarily stood-down.
The Peterhead RNLI crew will be intermittently returning to service next month following intense training of the remaining team.
The RNLI has praised the remaining Peterhead crew after several members were axed due to internal row.
A RNLI crewman was suspended from duties - for cleaning the boat.
A lifeboat crew was called into action twice on Monday as they raced to save boats in danger off the north-east coast.
A north-east lifeboat was called out twice over the weekend to reports that people were in danger.
Lifeboat crews were scrambled after distress flares were spotted off the coast of Peterhead in the second deliberate false alarm in recent weeks.
An emergency beacon which has been triggering massive responses from the RNLI and Coastguard since June has been found – in a skip.
A man has been taken to hospital after coming into difficulty while swimming off the coast of a popular north-east beach.
A safety warning has been issued after three trawlermen had a lucky escape from a fire that destroyed their boat.
A north-east lifeboat was called to check on a drifting buoy nine miles out at sea this morning.
Two teenagers have been flown to hospital after they became stranded in the water off Peterhead.
A creel boat had to be towed to safety after becoming grounded on the rocks near Peterhead earlier today.
Peterhead lifeboat was called out to assist a yacht with a broken mast about 60 miles off the north-east coast yesterday evening.
An Aberdeenshire sailor was back in the comfort of his home yesterday after being forced to brave North Sea waters when his dinghy capsized.
A sailor swam more than a quarter of a mile to safety after his tiny boat capsized in the North Sea.
A man has been taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after his dinghy capsized off the north-east coast.
A man was rescued from a north-east harbour last night.