The Soar rescue—in pictures

Published: Friday, 27 March 2020

HERE is the removal of the stricken narrowboat from the bridge at Barrow-on-Soar by River Canal Rescue—in pictures.

 SoarPrep for Haul

Preparation the boat

SoarRe Rigging

Re-rigging the boat for the pull

SoarConnecting to Hawser

Connecting the hawser

SoarSwinging her round

Swinging boat round

SoarStart of Haul

Ready to haul


The first pull

 SoarMove for Pull 2

Preparing second pull

SoarSecond pull 01

The second pull

Below the boat upright and the final pump-out. We acknowledge the River Canal Rescue for the photographs and the photographer Mike Brown.SoarFinal pump out