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 Vessel Sinking 

Shout Number 29/2009

Date/Time: 11/07/2009 12:26 - 13:25

Called to Burntisland for a Vessel Sinking

People Assisted: 1    Lives Saved: 1

The lifeboat crew were called to a yacht that had capsized and was sinking just off Burntisland Harbour. One person on board was rescued by a nearby yacht, then taken ashore by the lifeboat and transferred to hospital suffering from hypothermia.

The crew were tasked to recover the yacht but it could not be found.

Boat Crew: S Currie, L Fisher, S Wallace
Shore Crew: B Crow