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#800772 - 15th Jun 2013 5:05pm Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk.
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Another yellow duwk marine craft full of passengers has sunk in Salthouse Dock about an hour ago see HERE- this must be the end of them now.The Queen was a very lucky person by the looks of it.


Edited by Santos (15th Jun 2013 5:07pm)

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#800774 - 15th Jun 2013 5:11pm Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: Santos]
Uffda Offline
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Registered: 2nd Jan 2011
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Loc: Wallasey Village
What a shame. We went on it a year ago and it was great fun, but when you are in the water, you are riding VERY low. It must have been really scary for the passengers.
I hope they can get the problems sorted out.

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#800780 - 15th Jun 2013 5:29pm Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: Santos]
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Registered: 4th Nov 2011
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Loc: Wallasey/New Brighton
yeh i was in liverpool costco at the time heard all the sirens and helicopters and the such and wondered what was going on, honestly thought it was all police then i saw the coastguard chopper go overhead and thought maybe someone jack-sparrowed a ferry or something.

hope everyone gets out ok!

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#800807 - 15th Jun 2013 6:29pm Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: Santos]
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#800825 - 15th Jun 2013 7:55pm Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: Santos]
Katryn Offline
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Registered: 11th Jan 2010
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I had just left Albert Dock around 10 minutes before it happened and was on way home on train got home checked internet and found out what had happened!

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#800828 - 15th Jun 2013 8:13pm Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: Santos]
gopher Offline
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Registered: 6th Nov 2010
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yes just seen mobile footage on bbc News, 22 taken to hospital, all safe and accounted for it did a back flip in the water

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#800829 - 15th Jun 2013 8:16pm Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: Santos]
Wheels Offline
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Registered: 4th Jan 2005
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I am just uploading some video now. The funny thing is you can smell diesel in the air but you can't see it until you are right above the water.. a hidden danger? see my pic on http://aerialmedia.co.uk

video here



Edited by Wheels (15th Jun 2013 8:28pm)
Edit Reason: added video

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#800830 - 15th Jun 2013 8:19pm Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: Santos]
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#800832 - 15th Jun 2013 8:28pm Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: Santos]
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video added

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#800834 - 15th Jun 2013 8:36pm Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: Santos]
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Registered: 12th Jun 2013
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Loc: bebington
They will have to change the name,how about the yellow submarine tour!

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#800847 - 15th Jun 2013 10:07pm Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: jefff3]
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Tremendous videos on the aerialmedia site; loved the tour of Port Sunlight and the music you put with it.
You have a PM.
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#800852 - 15th Jun 2013 10:53pm Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: jefff3]
jefff3 Offline
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Registered: 12th Jun 2013
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Aint gotta clue how to read it

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#800853 - 15th Jun 2013 10:54pm Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: Santos]
chris7777 Offline
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Registered: 26th May 2009
Posts: 481
Loc: New Ferry
I was there today but was home by the time it happened, I left on the 3 o clock ferry, at least everyone is safe.

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#800855 - 15th Jun 2013 11:04pm Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: jefff3]
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I presume you mean, pronouce Dukw. It`s pronouced "duck". Cheers
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#800856 - 15th Jun 2013 11:05pm Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: chris7777]
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Registered: 17th Jun 2012
Posts: 660
Loc: Wallasey
Their public liability insurance premiums must be huge now.

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