Leif Ericson ferry accidents and incidents


Former names
Stena Challenger

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CruiseMapper's Leif Ericson ferry cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 500-passenger vessel owned by MARINE ATLANTIC (Ferries). Our Leif Ericson ferry accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

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  • pier collision - 2006 Port aux Basques, NF Canada)
  • aground - 1995 Port Calais, France)
Date Accident
  26 October 2006 Ship Collision / Allision

(pier collision) On October 26, 2006, the ship lost power and after drifting for awhile collided with the concrete dock at Port aux Basques (Newfoundland Canada).

Note: Actually, this type of marine accidents is called “allision” (striking a fixed object) as opposed to “collision” (striking another vessel).

  19 September 1995 Ship Grounding

On September 19, 1995, the ship ran aground on Bleriot Plage while maneuvering to enter Port Calais (France).

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