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Swamping Safety Database

Details of incident 32

Swamping record

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Date Oct 2002
Location Rhine, Dusseldorf Germany
Water Temperature  
Boat(s) involved 4
Boat Construction Open
Outcome Rescued by DLRG – German equiv of RNLI 
Description Swamped by a large wash and sank, so crew “standing” in the boat up to their necks in water. Boat offered no support to swimming crew


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