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- aground - 2013 (Port aux Basques, NF Canada)
|31 July 2013||Ship Grounding|
On July 31, 2013, at ~8:30 am, the ship ran aground during harbor navigation (maneuvering) in Port aux Basques. However, using its own thrusters (propulsion pods), it managed to break free at high tide. Upon leaving Port aux Basques for North Sydney NS, the ferry struck a dock (former fish plant wharf) and also nudged a building. The ship was carrying a total of 398 passengers plus 91 crew.
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