The Race to Save the Cougar Ace

Goatman

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#7
Interesting stuff.

I have been aboard a lot of car carriers.....wouldn't want to go to sea on one .
 
#8
'kin 'ell, great read , thanks.
 
#14
This is why I stay on dry land.
 

Goatman

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#15
similar to the one in SOTON a couple of years back
Hoeg Osaka



Initially I thought the Pilot had done a sterling job ,deliberately grounding the vessel on the Bramble Bank.



Turns out he had no option.

Ship had a list on when she left the quay. Stupid auto ballast system supposed to correct . It didn't.

Listing, flooding and grounding of vehicle carrier Hoegh Osaka Marine Accident Investigation Branch report - GOV.UK


Ahem....


This bastard thing is 20,000 tonnes....
World's Largest Car Carrier Ship In Southampton - Heart Hampshire News
 
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