Cargo ship collided with yacht in English Channel
General cargo ship LADY NOLA collided with yacht in English Channel southeast of Dungeness early in the morning Aug 8, being en route from Riga in Latvia to Shoreham in West Sussex. The ship at the time of collision understood to be moving at low speed. Yacht’s mast got entangled with ship’s superstructure, two people on board were evacuated. Yacht was reportedly intact except mast, and taken to port after she was set free. LADY NOLA safely reached Shoreham.
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