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Floating lifejacket sparks rescue alert

08:18 22 January 2014

Coastguard rescue helicopter

Coastguard rescue helicopter

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Lyme fishing boat crew find items in the water off West Bay

The Lyme Regis based fishing vessel Sea Seeker reported finding a life jacket and fishing boxes floating south of West Bay yesterday morning (Tuesday, January 21).

The crew found nothing further untoward in the area and operations room investigations at Portland Coastguard proved inconclusive, with the possibility that the found articles may have French origins.

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