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 Person Stranded 

Shout Number 39/2017

Date/Time: 09/09/2017 15:24 - 16:24

Called to Portobello for a Person Stranded

People Assisted: 1

The lifeboat was called to an 11 year old boy stranded on a sewage pipe at the east end of Portobello beach, on an incoming tide.
The boy was found in chest deep water and recovered to the boat, before being landed ashore to a Coastguard team and his mother.

Boat Crew: S McIlravie, M Brown, M Davidson, P Stather
Shore Crew: S Robinson, D Davis