Small freighter holed by bottom contact, UK

General cargo ship FAME contacted bottom and sustained a hole with ensuing water ingress early in the morning Sep 16, in The Minch strait south of Tarbert, Harris, Western Isles of Scotland. The ship was secured at Tarbert, water ingress taken under control with the help of Stornoway lifeboat, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Coastguard Rescue Teams and a fish farm support boat. FAME is en route to Mallaig UK, at 0000 UTC Sep 18 she was still at Tarbert.

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