Had the report come from down-river, I should have instantly thought that one of my own men had fired.
"Snider--" He paused, tried to speak again, raised a hand, and pointed down-river. "They--went--back," and then he shuddered convulsively and died.
But the same current was now sweeping him past and on into the down-river
River Escapes, which also operates a larger Fortuna vessel which sails down-river
, runs a busy programme including hour-long Quay to City cruises and threehour Quay to Sea trips.
What a catastrophe not to push ahead with the proposed county council scheme for a road tunnel under the Tees down-river
from the Transporter Bridge.
Firefighters, divers and other rescuers waded into the water to search for her but her body was found four miles down-river
24 hours later, on Friday.
Paddleboarder Richard Ford, 30, had gone half-a-mile down-river
before he realised his platinum band had slipped off his finger.
Racing both nationally and internationally in down-river
racing for the Great Britain junior squad, Jeffries recently made the step up to senior level and is looking to establish his place in the squad in time for next year's World Championships.