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 False Alarm 

Shout Number 13/2012

Date/Time: 06/05/2012 14:50 - 15:15

Called to Newhaven for a False Alarm

People Assisted: 0

The lifeboat was called to the aid of a windsurfer in difficulty about 300 yards off Newhaven harbour, near Leith. After a search of the area, it was determined that the windsurfer was in fact a raft of lobster keep boxes with a pot buoy at the end.

Boat Crew: S McIlravie, P Lazarczyk, T Wibberley, R Malcomson
Shore Crew: S Creighton, J Wibberley