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In a statement the Coastguard say the warship diverted to the location and deployed a boat crew and surface swimmer to assess the boat. The surface swimmer confirmed the name on the ship was Cheeki Rafiki and went in the water to investigate further.
The swimmer determined the boat's cabin was flooded and windows were shattered, contributing to the complete flooding inside. The swimmer also knocked on the hull and reached an arm's length below the waterline with no results.