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Cargo ship 'collides with Royal Navy vessel' off coast of Falmouth in Cornwall  - healthyfrog

Cargo ship ‘collides with Royal Navy vessel’ off coast of Falmouth in Cornwall 

Cargo ship ‘collides with Royal Navy vessel’ off coast of Falmouth in Cornwall

A cargo ship hit a Ministry of Defence vessel in Cornwall.

Police had been called to Falmouth at around 8am where a cargo ship crashed into a Royal Navy vessel, police say. 

Navy campaign group NavyLookout identified the boat as the ‘Smit Yare’.

The ship is a range safety and training vessel run by Smit International, under contract with MoD, they say. 

There are no injuries reported yet so far.

A Devon & Cornwall Police spokesman told MailOnline: ‘Police were called to County Wharf, Falmouth docks, at around 8am this morning with a report that a ship had run aground. 

‘No injuries have been reported. 

‘A cargo ship crashed into a Royal Navy vessel and ran well aground. 

‘Police have been at the scene this morning carrying out enquiries.’

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