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Details of incident 16

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Date 1999
Location Lake Champlain
Water Temperature  
Boat(s) involved 4x “elderly” non-buoyant
Boat Construction  
Outcome Rescued by safety vessel 
Description FISA Rowing tour 1999 – approx 20 people in non-buoyant boats swamped and sunk in choppy water. Others in buoyant Hudson boats did not sink.


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