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09:49 UK time, Wednesday, 7 April 2010

"I said to Mark if this was a hoax and I launched an international rescue, I would give him the bill. But he said, no, it was serious" - The friend who was DIY shopping when he was called by a friend who was stranded in the Caribbean.

When your ship is called Titanic you've got to be careful, right? When sailor Mark Corbett's ship was literally sinking he pulled out his mobile phone to dial the only number he could remember - his friend Alex Evans. Mr Evans, a lifeboat crewman was at a DIY store in Wales when he took the call, but that didn't stop him coordinating a rescue operation to save his friend.
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