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Details of incident 96

Swamping record

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Date 22 Feb 2004
Location Nottingham - Head of the Trent
Water Temperature unknown
Boat(s) involved various
Boat Construction various
Outcome several shells swamped, at least 7 sank. All rescued 
Description Nottingham Head of the Trent was affected by high winds and rough conditions. Several shells in the first division were swamped and we are told that at least seven sank. Their crews had to be rescued.


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