Posted: Wed 9th Apr 2014

Flint RNLI crew recover upturned boat at Queensferry

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Apr 9th, 2014

The Flint life boat was called out last Friday 4th April, to an upturned boat on the River Dee at Queensferry.

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Flint RNLI volunteers were requested by Liverpool Coastguard to investigate the upturned boat floating in the River Dee on the Chester side of the Blue Bridge at Queensferry. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The lifboat was launched at 1:36pm from Connah’s Quay to investigate an upturned boat floating in the river. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The lifeboat drew alongside the upturned boat about 40 minutes from the initial call out ,it was found to be was unoccupied. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The boat was taken in tow and put on a safe mooring at Connahs Quay. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

image: John S Turner [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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