Sunday, September 09, 2007

Cargo Ship Runs Aground On Sanda

A cargo ship has been refloated after running aground overnight on the island of Sanda, south of the Mull of Kintyre.
MV Fingal
One 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 Fingal
Clyde Coastguard were alerted before 2300 BST on Saturday. The 80m ship Fingal was carrying timber from Campbeltown to Londonderry.

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