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fendoff
Jul-17-2007 @ 11:04 PM                           Permalink
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Hi
A fishing vessel Breydon Warrior was sunk in Yarmouth harbour this afternoon about 4-30 pm having been hit by the supply vessel Far Grimshader. The quay side has also been damaged.

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Hi

Is there a link to the news story, can't find anything of the BBC at present.

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Hi
Sorry can't find any news links to it yet. I had just seen it on the Anglia late news.

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Heard  that the fishing boat sank but nobody was hurt which is good news.Good reason not to go below Haven bridge then!   and we moan about being clouted by a day boat !!!

See you down the river,
Roy and Diane

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Hi All,

I'm afraid that this is not an isolated incident.

As a few of You will already know I used to drive these things and the Far Grimshader is a big girl for Yarmouth at over 80m length.

At that length there are very few places to turn one of these things around and one of them is opposite where the fishing boats moor near the port control/pilots building.

Without even thinking about any mechanical failures it takes an awful lot of nerve to commit these things into a swing in a fast flowing river like Yarmouth when you know that the vessel will travel 2 to 3 ship lengths down the river while you are doing it on a spring ebb tide.

When You do this on a ship like the Grimshader the driver takes a position at the aft end of the bridge and has crew members stationed forward and aft to give guidence by either gesture or VHF.

It is most disturbing when the crew member stationed aft is waving frantically at you to go ahead and a voice in your ear is muttering " not much room here skipper, best go astern" all while travelling sideways at 6 kts Question Question Blush

Rod

You mean the other Starboard then...

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Hi just seen the news re Boat sunk. What Cargo does Far Grimshader carry?as to use the River Yare. I do hope no one was hurt or Drowned through this incidentthat has taken place?

A L Cook  


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