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Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. #800772
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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.

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Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: Santos] #800774
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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.

Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: Santos] #800780
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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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Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: Santos] #800825
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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!

Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: Santos] #800828
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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

Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: Santos] #800829
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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

[youtube]lmOBXLY5kNc[/youtube]

Last edited by Wheels; 15th Jun 2013 7:28pm. Reason: added video
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Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: Santos] #800832
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video added

Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: Santos] #800834
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They will have to change the name,how about the yellow submarine tour!

Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: jefff3] #800847
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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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Aint gotta clue how to read it

Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: Santos] #800853
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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.

Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: jefff3] #800855
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I presume you mean, pronouce Dukw. It`s pronouced "duck". Cheers


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Re: Another Yellow Dukw Marine craft has sunk. [Re: chris7777] #800856
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Their public liability insurance premiums must be huge now.

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