April 23, 2012 Leave a Comment
The 20 meter long tug Aquarius sank in the English Channel between Nord de l’Aber Wrac’h, Britanny and Cornwall, England. The crew sent out a distress call with both English and French Coast Guards responding. A helicopter was dispatched which able to rescue two crew from a liferaft. A third crewman was reported as missing. The Aquarius was en route to Plymouth from La Coruna, Spain.