Sinking boat in Salamander Bay | Fire Rescue NSW Hunter Report

By Ralph Smith, Leading Firefiighter
Updated October 19 2018 - 4:12pm, first published October 14 2018 - 8:30pm
Fire Rescue NSW Hunter report: October 15
Fire Rescue NSW Hunter report: October 15

Salamander Bay firefighters received a call on Wednesday morning to a boat 100 metres offshore from Corlette that had taken on significant amounts of water and was in danger of sinking. The crew loaded a portable pump and lengths of hose onto a runabout to assist the owner in saving the boat. They successfully pumped enough water from the boat to enable it to be towed for repairs.

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