Tug boat Chieftain
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Man missing as tug boat capsizes in Thames at Deptford

A man is missing after a tug boat overturned on the River Thames in south-east London.

The vessel, called Chieftain, capsized and sank at about 1050 BST in Convoys Wharf in Deptford, near Greenwich Pier.

The Port of London Authority said one of the three-man crew was missing.

Keith Doyle reports from Greenwich.

  • 12 Aug 2011
  • From the section UK