Crewman rescued from Fal River in Cornwall
- 27 December 2013
- From the section Cornwall
A man had to be rescued after getting into difficulty in a rowing boat in a river in Cornwall.
The man had been working on a ferry in the Fal River and had been rowing back to shore at 20:00 GMT on Thursday.
Coastguards said he was swept up stream but managed to cling to a buoy for 20 minutes.
Tago Mcleod of Falmouth Coastguard, said: "The lifeboat crew got there very quickly and were able to get the man on board the lifeboat.
Mr Mcleod said the weather was horrendous."