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Castle Ferry Crew To The Rescue

The crew of an Elizabeth Castle ferry is being praised for rescuing a drowning woman from the sea.

The puddle duck – operated by George McIlwraith and Chris Hearmon – rushed to her aid as she struggled on the causeway against the rising tide.

George jumped into the water fully-clothed to pull the woman – who couldn’t swim – to safety.

He told Channel 103 that so many people involved deserve the praise.

Photos and videos captured the moment of the rescue:

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