PLA Recovered Volvo Sunk Off Putney Embankment!
Recovery operation involved RNLI, Fire Officers & PLA
When a member of the public reported a silver volvo floating into the Thames last week ( 18th January)the RNLI, Fire teams and the PLA were called out. The car had sunk without trace, creating a potential navigational hazard to boats and a potential risk to river users in the Putney area.
Having located the car the PLA then sent the vessel 'Driftwood 2' to the scene. This vessel is fitted with a crane and she lifted the car from the river bed.
The photo shows the car resting safely on the deck of 'Driftwood 2' . 'Galloper' the survey boat is shown in the background of the same photo
January 26, 2012