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.
A north-east lifeboat has been stood down over “personal rivalries and historic disagreements” among the crew.
Peterhead's lifeboat crew have been stood down after a distress beacon signal was picked up earlier.
A former RNLI lifeboat which served the north-east for 30 years is to be restored and exhibited to the public.