Cargo ship collides with Ministry of Defence vessel

'Danish chemical tanker' collides with Ministry of Defence vessel off coast of Falmouth in Cornwall A cargo ship hit a Ministry of Defence vessel in Cornwall this morning Police said a cargo ship crashed into a Royal Navy vessel and 'ran well aground' The vessels have been identified as the 'Smit Yare' and a chemical tanker

By Henry Martin For Mailonline

Published: 10:58 BST, 1 September 2020 | Updated: 11:36 BST, 1 September 2020

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A cargo ship hit a Ministry of Defence vessel in Cornwall this morning.

Officers were called to Falmouth at around 8am where a cargo ship crashed into a Royal Navy vessel, police say. 

Navy campaign group NavyLookout identified the boat as the 'Smit Yare' - a range safety and training vessel run by Smit International, under contract with MoD. 

There are no injuries reported

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