Upturned boat in Hartlepool docks sparks RNLI search
An early-morning search was carried out after an upturned boat was spotted in a dock in Hartlepool.
Hartlepool RNLI volunteers were paged at 12.55am today to a report of an upturned boat in the Victoria Dock area of Hartlepool.
The inshore lifeboat launched at 1.06am and was on scene shortly afterwards where the volunteer crew discovered a small two-metre tender that appeared to have been in the water for a considerable time.
A spokesperson for the RNLI said: "A search of the surrounding dock and Kafiga Landings area was made but nothing found.
"The small boat was brought back to... read more
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