The 20 meter long, 50 gt fishing vessel Le Marie Louis sank in the Bay of Biscay near the Isle de Yeu, France. Authorities were alerted by a distress call followed by an automated distress beacon. Helicopters were dispatched from la Rochelle and Lorient and nearby vessels were put on alert. An hour later the fishing vessel Mat Ma Co found four crew of the Le Marie Louis in two life rafts. The survivors were later airlifted by a helicopter and taken ashore. No reports of injuries. Authorities have issued a warning to vessel that the Le Marie Louis had sunk and debris could be in the water.
The 13 meter long fishing vessel Le Kevin ran aground off Saint-Vaast-La-Hougue, France. The trawler was heading back to port when it ran aground at the entrance at Saint-Vaast-La-Hougue. The local fire brigade and the SNSM responded to the scene. Booms were placed around the trawler and oil was removed off the vessel. The Le Kevin was later refloated and brought into port. Reports state a small of pollution had been released, but no reports of injuries.
The 12 meter long fishing vessel Cap Jean ran aground off Cape de Miquelon, Saint Pierre, France. The fishing vessel requested assistance with a pilot boat, a SNSM lifeboat and the French Navy vessel Fulmar responding. The vessels found the Cap Jean resting on a sandbank and would remain aground until the rising tide. Several hours later at high tide, the pilot boat pulled the Cap Jean free then towed the fishing vessel to Miquelon. No reports of injuries to the 7 crew, damage or pollution released.