Re: Ship collision - that is going to leave a mark
Originally Posted by jackdale
I think the collision spun the forward boat around.
Definitely... the overtaking vessel struck the smaller ship's quarter and she was forced around..could have been the first they were aware of the larger ship aft - there seemed no avoidance efforts prior to that.
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"