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Swamping Safety Database

Details of incident 54

Swamping record

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Date early 1990s (1993?)
Location Hamburg, Germany
Water Temperature  
Boat(s) involved Gig 4x+
Boat Construction Open Construction
Outcome Took a while to rescue the crew. No way to escape the scene due to the high walls at the shore. 
Description Boat swamped during a visit to Hamburg sea-port due to waves reflecting from large walls at the shore.


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