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 Vessel Sinking 

Shout Number 33/2008

Date/Time: 06/09/2008 13:30 - 14:35

Called to Granton for a Vessel Sinking

People Assisted: 3

Lifeboat launched following a report that the yacht "White Heather", a 10 metre vessel, was taking in water about 1 mile off Granton Harbour.

The lifeboat crew located the yacht just as she was entering Granton harbour. Due to the water on board, the lifeboat was asked to help her manoeuvre alongside the slipway pontoons.

Boat Crew: B McAndrew, R Moore, M Brown
Shore Crew: J Frame, I McLean