Sunday, September 09, 2007
A cargo ship has been refloated after running aground overnight on the island of Sanda, south of the Mull of Kintyre.
MV FingalOne of the six crewmen had to be airlifted to safety and three others were taken ashore by lifeboat. The Captain and Engineer remained on board and the vessel was refloated with the aid of a tug on Saturday morning. MV FingalClyde Coastguard were alerted before 2300 BST on Saturday. The 80m ship Fingal was carrying timber from Campbeltown to Londonderry.