On June 26, the 25 meter long fishing vessel Georg Lou N ran aground in Stranraer Harbour, Scotland. The crew requested assistance with the RNLI lifeboat responding. The lifeboat crew attempted to refloat the scallop dredger, but their efforts failed. The Georg Lou N was left until the next high tide to free the vessel. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 74 meter long, 1150 dwt cargo vessel Zuzanna allided while attempting to berth at Stensarmen in Tønsberg, Norway. The crew of the Zuzanna had lost control of the vessel in the strong currents and the vessel bow and stern allided against the piers. The Zuzanna nearly struck a nearby bridge before the crew was able to regain control and berth the cargo vessel. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 90 foot long former Brixham trawler Provident became disabled off St. Michaels Mount near Newlyn, Cornwall. The Provident was en route to Isles of Scilly from Falmouth with 13 persons on board when it suffered a mechanical breakdown. The crew contacted the RNLI who dispatched an all weather lifeboat to the scene. The lifeboat Ivan Ellen arrived a few minutes later and towed the Provident to Newlyn Harbour. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
- Penlee lifeboat called to Newlyn fishing vessel in trouble (falmouthpacket.co.uk)