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Old 14 June 2014, 07:01   #1
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Ouch!

Anyone fancy swimming under a chain ferry..

Maritime and Coastguard Agency Press Office: MAN RESCUED AFTER GOING UNDER A FERRY

Bloody lucky really. Only saving grace would be I guess there would be no prop in the ferry to mince you...
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Old 14 June 2014, 12:16   #2
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And another that could have been so much worse.
Maritime and Coastguard Agency Press Office: FATHER AND SON RESCUED AFTER BOAT CIRCLES THEM FOR FORTY MINUTES
Assuming they had detached kill cord to work on the enginecan see how it happens...

But I'd have a LJ on. Plus a VHF in my pocket. If I was going to be out away from sight of others I'd be considering a PLB too... Mind u none of that'd matter if the prop can for your head...
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They where very lucky, the sea came away quit quickly just after that.

Father and son rescued after freak accident
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Anyone fancy swimming under a chain ferry..

Maritime and Coastguard Agency Press Office: MAN RESCUED AFTER GOING UNDER A FERRY

Bloody lucky really. Only saving grace would be I guess there would be no prop in the ferry to mince you...
Lucky that he didn't get caught around the chain cos that would have cut him up too.
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How quickly can chain ferries stop if they have to?
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How quickly can chain ferries stop if they have to?
Finally, someone asks...
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Okay smart arse how quick are they??
I dunno. Imagine that your engine had broken down in a dangerous place. How fast could a large vessel in the vicinity stop to rescue you?

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I dunno. Imagine that your engine had broken down in a dangerous place. How fast could a large vessel in the vicinity stop to rescue you?




You not busy tonight then!? It depends how friendly they are. I would imagine my friends would come as quickly as possible as I would if it were them as long as there were no oil tankers!!👍😇👹


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