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 Person Stranded 

Shout Number 41/2009

Date/Time: 08/08/2009 14:30 - 15:30

Called to Cramond Island for a Person Stranded

People Assisted: 12

Kinghorn lifeboat was launched to assist the Queensferry lifeboat with the rescue of 12 people from Cramond Island. The people had walked out to the island at low tide and had not heeded the tidal warning notices, getting cut off when the tide came in.

The Navy rescue helicopter from Prestwick was also called to the scene.

Boat Crew: R Moore, J Wibberley, N Chalmers
Shore Crew: B Crow, N Soutar