NF9168 : New pontoons at Lochmaddy

taken 4 years ago, near to Lochmaddy/Loch Nam Madadh, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Great Britain

New pontoons at Lochmaddy
New pontoons at Lochmaddy
These fine new pontoons were installed in 2016 but unfortunately were almost immediately damaged when the CalMac ferry MV Hebrides had an 'incident'. The CalMac statement said: "A technical failure led to the vessel being unable to reduce speed sufficiently for the routine docking procedures and she struck both pontoons in Lochmaddy harbour and the seabed." It was fortunate that with around 80 passengers and crew aboard, and with no boats on the pontoons, no one was injured.
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Date Taken
Monday, 12 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 19 June, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Sport, Leisure  Docks, Harbours 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pontoon 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NF 9196 6800 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:35.7903N 7:9.4803W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NF 9195 6801
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