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Re: Ship collision - that is going to leave a mark
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.
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