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 Person In Water 

Shout Number 18/2017

Date/Time: 12/07/2017 22:10 - 23:40

Called to Leith for a Person In Water

People Assisted: 1

Whilst awaiting to recover following an exercise, the lifeboat crew was tasked to assist a person in the water near Ocean Terminal, within Leith Docks.

The lifeboat entered Leith docks and located the male casualty with two firefighters. The casualty was recovered into the lifeboat where he was immediately given CPR prior to being passed to the ambulance service.

Unfortunately the casualty was later confirmed to have died.

Boat Crew: N Chalmers, M Davidson, M Mulligan
Shore Crew: S Walters, M Brown