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Ship lists sideways in Edinburgh harbour, 25 wounded 

2023-03-22T15:34:48.140Z


It is Petrel, which was bought by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen (ANSA) A ship listed on its side in strong winds in a dry dock in the port of Edinburgh, Scotland, injuring 25 people, including 15 who have been hospitalised. The BBC reports that it is the research vessel Petrel, purchased by the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. The vessel was at the Imperial Dock in Leith when due to strong gusts of wind she lay flat on her side. Images posted on social media sho


A ship listed on its side in strong winds in a dry dock in the port of Edinburgh, Scotland, injuring 25 people, including 15 who have been hospitalised.

The BBC reports that it is the research vessel Petrel, purchased by the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.

The vessel was at the Imperial Dock in Leith when due to strong gusts of wind she lay flat on her side.

Images posted on social media show the 3,000-ton ship listed at 45 degrees.

The Scottish Ambulance Service has coordinated the rescue operation with several units and residents have been told to avoid the emergency room at the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh, where the injured are taken, unless it is an emergency.

Source: ansa

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