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Emergency call after object sighted off Deerness

Kirkwall Lifeboat returning to station after the call.
(Craig Taylor)

Kirkwall Coastguard Rescue Team and Kirkwall Lifeboat were tasked to a possible sighting of an upturned kayak a nautical mile east of Deerness yesterday afternoon.

A UK Coastguard spokesman explained that the lifeboat crew located the object, which was found to be a dead dolphin.

The incident was described as a false alarm with good intent.

 

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