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Rum-fuelled Russian Sailor puts 7,000 Ton Ship on the Rocks
Posted: 20th Nov 2015 | Written By: OnboardOnline
An investigation has found that, after consuming two-thirds of a bottle of rum during his watch, a Russian sailor fell asleep allowing Lysblink Seaways cargo ship to run aground off the West coast of Scotland.
According to the investigation, the ship carried a stock of spirits, beer and wine, despite having a zero alcohol tolerance policy and records showed the store was regularly replenished - Read More
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