Rescue exercise on the Tweed

Berwick's all-weather and inshore lifeboats, with support from local coastguard officers, conducted a mass casualty evacuation exercise on the River Tweed on Wednesday evening.

Thursday, 18th May 2017, 15:39 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 21:03 pm
Berwick lifeboat on exercise with a Tweed pleasure boat. Picture by Demetrius Vouyiouklis.

They worked on the exercise alongside the Border Rose, the specially-designed shallow draft pleasure boat skippered by David Thompson.

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