Lifeboat crew called to stop ‘shipping hazard’ reaching sea

PUBLISHED: 16:03 27 December 2019 | UPDATED: 16:03 27 December 2019

Caister Lifeboat crew were called to a

Caister Lifeboat crew were called to a "shipping hazard", believed to have been a channel marker from Breydon Water. PHOTO: Caister Lifeboat


A shipping hazard was pulled from the water in Caister this afternoon.

Caister Lifeboat crew were called shortly after 2.30pm on Friday, December 27, in a bid to prevent the hazard, believed to have been a channel marker, from reaching the sea.

You may also want to watch:

The marker is believed to have come from Breydon Water.

In a post on the Caister Lifeboat Facebook page, they said: "Caister lifeboat was called at 14.36 to a shipping hazard off Caister.

"Believed to have come from Breydon Water as a channel marker, it would have gone through the river port to reach the sea.

"Can you imagine the damage this post could have done to a fibre glass or wooden hulled boat?"

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Eastern Daily Press. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad. Coronavirus is one of the greatest challenges our community has ever faced, but if we all play our part we will defeat it. We're here to serve as your advocate and trusted source of local information.

In these testing times, your support is more important than ever. Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Eastern Daily Press