Trawler O Genita safe
In the morning Dec 10 British trawler O Genita with 16 Spanish crew was hit by a big wave off Orkney, 20 miles northwest of Westray. Wave broke bridge windows and damaged some equipment. Vessel sent distress signal, Shetland Coastguard sent its Sumburgh helicopter and Stromness Lifeboat. Lifeboat escorted trawler to safe waters near Papa Westray, later vessel reached Pierowall, under own power or under tow, is unclear.