Trout farmers’ 66-ft workboat lost after storm broke its moorings, now a danger to navigation

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Kames’ “Tiffany of Melfort” is lost at sea.

Hebrides-News reports that a workboat that belongs to the trout farmer Kames, is off drifting alone and unmanned in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland.

“Tiffany of Melfort”, a 19 landing craft was tied up near a site in Loch Pooltiel, Glendale , North West Skye, but broke her moorings during Saturday morning’s stormy weather.

The unlit vessel, a landing craft, drifted out to sea with no one aboard. There have been no sightings of “Tiffany of Melfort” date in the Minch, a strait in north-west Scotland.

The publication wrote that is “Tiffany of Melfort” is a danger to navigation for other vessels in the area, especially in poor weather.

Coastguards are notifying each ship transiting the Minch and are also broadcasting regular VHF radio alerts.

The Scottish Sun wrote that Kames Fish Farming took delivery of the GBP 1.1 million landing craft two years ago.


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