35 – 2019: Sunken Recreational Vessel & Debris

Mariners are advised that two recreational vessels of approximately 14 feet in length are lying awash in the following approximate position in the intertidal zone opposite Harwich Town Sailing Club.

51 º 56.7ˈ N 001 º 17.5ˈ E

Reports indicate that debris from the sunken vessel has also made its way onto the foreshore and there may be some afloat in the surrounding area.

Harwich Haven Authority will be working with the vessel owner and local authorities to resolve the issue.

Mariners are advised to navigate with care and caution and maintain a lookout at all times.

Any reports of floating debris should be reported immediately to Harwich VTS on VHF 71 or via telephone on 01255 243000.

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