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Details of incident 3

Swamping record

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Date 1957
Location Manchester, UK
Water Temperature  
Boat(s) involved 4+
Boat Construction Decked ends, wooden, open construction
Outcome 1 drowned 
Description On narrow, shallow river, boat struck submerged object. Crew scrambled up bank and ran back to clubhouse. When changing, one man was found missing.


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