The 31 meter long passenger ship Juno ran aground on Lake Vattern off Råssnäsudden, Sweden. The Juno was underway from Motala to Karlsborgsvagen with 29 passengers when it ran aground on the wrong side of the channel. No reports of injuries. A lifeboat was dispatched to the scene and help evacuate passengers off the Juno. The passenger ship was later refloated and proceeded to Motala where divers inspected the hull. No reports of damage or pollution released.
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 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)