‘Everything was upside down. You didn’t know where you were’
Episode 62 - Trapped Underwater: Frank Smith
A former Salcombe coxswain recalls the day his lifeboat capsized.
A big sea. Huge, breaking waves. When former RNLI Coxswain Frank Smith and crew went to the rescue of divers in distress, sea conditions were dire. Frank relives the hair-raising, disorientating moment that the lifeboat turned upside down in the waves, and recounts the search for a man washed overboard…