man v freighter

Not Sailing

Harvey, 16, was on a ferry traveling to Southampton from the Isle of Wight when he spotted a man in a dinghy in the path of a container ship.

He said: “I saw him trying to start his engine. He jumped overboard and swam.”

The Harbour Authority for Southampton Water said the man was recovered from the water by a patrol boat and taken to hospital after treatment for shock. Read on.