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Swamping Safety Database

Details of incident 34

Swamping record

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Date 29 Mar 2003
Location Housatonic River, Connecticut, USA
Water Temperature 6 C
Boat(s) involved Two 8+
Boat Construction  
Outcome Rescued by safety boats within 5 minutes. All 18 treated in hospital. 
Description Sudden weather change caused swamping and sinking of both boats


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