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Swamping Safety Database

Details of incident 18

Swamping record

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Date 1999
Location Tideway, London, UK
Water Temperature  
Boat(s) involved Two 8+
Boat Construction  
Outcome  
Description Both swamped in rough water, the open construction boat sank within 20 seconds dumping crew in the water. The other fully enclosed buoyant boat swamped, but remained rowable, and was rowed to the shore.


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