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Fishing vessel Prospect BF573 sank off Lerwick harbor, Shetland

Aug. 6, 2013 at 02:13 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Fishing vessel Prospect BF573 hit the rock entering Lerwick harbor, Shetland Island, North sea, in the evening Aug 5 13, reported Shetland News. Hull was breached, vessel refloated by itself with the tide, but started to sink, with pumps unable to control water ingress. Lerwick lifeboat managed to tow BF573 off the channel, vessel sank shortly afterwards. Four crew was evacuated earlier, no injures reported. See photos, made by Malcolm Younger, at http://www.shetnews.co.uk/news/7189-crew-safe-as-fishing-boat-sinks-in-port
 

Fishing vessel Prospect BF573 sank off Lerwick harbor, Shetland

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