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Harwich lifesavers are busiest on coast
12:00pm Saturday 28th September 2013 in Harwich and Manningtree News
LIFE-SAVING volunteers from Harwich were the busiest across north Essex this summer.
The latest figures from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution showed the crew was called to 46 rescues.
Clacton were called to 33 rescues, West Mersea to 21, Burnham to 16 and Frinton and Walton to nine between June and the end of August.
The total number of call-outs for volunteer crews was 125 compared with 121 for the same period last year.
Over the summer season Harwich and Clacton were the second and third busiest crews across the whole county with only Southend being launched more times.