Troon fishing boat crashes into giant crude oil tanker near Ayr bay

A fishing boat smashed into a giant crude oil tanker 16 times its size. The incident happened less than an hour before dawn. For days the 899-foot tanker Decathlon has been at anchor in Ayr Bay. It is so big it can be seen from miles inland. But Troon-based fishing boat Progress smashed right into it. The damage was so extensive that the trawler had to tie up at Troon awaiting work at a boatyard.,,, Progress is skippered by Keith Wilson, who lives in Barassie. He failed to comment when approached by the Ayrshire Post to explain how it could happen. His wife Carolyn, a director of the family fishing firm, said: “He is still dealing with things at the moment. “I think I had better leave any comment to him, >click to read<11:01


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