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 Vessel Sinking 

Shout Number 52/2010

Date/Time: 22/08/2010 11:55 - 13:15

Called to Inchkeith Island for a Vessel Sinking

People Assisted: 4

The lifeboat crew were called to the aid of a yacht in Inchkeith Harbour that had fouled its propellor and was taking on water. A salvage pump was put aboard the yacht and the propellor freed, but the vessel had to be towed to Kinghorn and beached at the high tide mark to allow for repairs.

Boat Crew: N Chalmers, B Paton, S Wallace, L Williams
Shore Crew: B Crow