1.50 hours at sea, 1 person was helped


Whilst awaiting to recover following an exercise, the lifeboat crew was tasked to assist a person in the water near Ocean Terminal, within Leith Docks.

The lifeboat entered Leith docks and located the male casualty with two firefighters. The casualty was recovered into the lifeboat where he was immediately given CPR prior to being passed to the ambulance service.

Unfortunately the casualty was later confirmed to have died.

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Lifeboat Crew Involved

Helmsman:N Chalmers
Crewmember:M Davidson
Crewmember:M Mulligan
Tractor Driver:S Walters
Shore Helper:M Brown