German tall ship Falado von Rhodos sank off Iceland
Icelandic Coast Guard received distress signal from German tall ship Falado von Rhodos shortly after 23:00 LT Aug 8 13. The ship which was 17 nautical miles west Reykjanes peninsula, Iceland, reported water ingress in rough weather with sea up to 12 meters high. Rescue boat took on board 12 crew and passengers of the tall ship, shortly after rescue Falado von Rhodos sank. There were four adult crew and 8 children aged 11-15 from Ulm, no injures reported. All 12 are now under the care of a German embassy.
Report based on the news published by Iceland review and Vesseltracker.com.