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Vessel aground in Porirua Harbour

Posted by Trevor Burgess
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Operation Details
Sun, 12/08/2018 - 21:00 - 23:00
Operation Type: 
CG Operation (good samaritan)
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Vessel ran aground on previos high tide 400M from pole moorings and 200 M south of Mumma Du's mooringin Porirua Harbour.  Vessel had bben sitting on its stern leg and the hydraulic lift was not working.

1.5 hours before high tide came along side vessel and rafted up.  The owner had laid an anchor.

Awaited until tide was high enough to float vessel and towed off sand bar.  Stayed alongside until vessel had started motors and confirmed was able to return to berth.  Called DPA to assist with berthing at berth C11.  Lit way for vessel to navigate entrance and way to berth


41° 6' 18.3672" S, 174° 51' 53.3052" E
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