MV Blue Puttees runs aground

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Published on July 31, 2013

The MV Blue Puttees ran aground upon departing from the main dock in Port aux Basques Wednesday morning.

Published on July 31, 2013

— Photo by Roland Kettle

Published on July 31, 2013

— Photo by Roland Kettle

Published on July 31, 2013

— Photo by Roland Kettle

Published on July 31, 2013

— Photo by Roland Kettle

Published on July 31, 2013

— Photo by Roland Kettle

Published on July 31, 2013

— Photo by Roland Kettle

Published on July 31, 2013

— Photo by Roland Kettle

Published on July 31, 2013

Photo by Roland Kettle

Published on July 31, 2013

— Photo by Roland Kettle

Published on July 31, 2013

— Photo by Roland Kettle

Published on July 31, 2013

— Photo by Roland Kettle

Published on July 31, 2013

— Photo by Roland Kettle

Published on July 31, 2013

— Photo by Roland Kettle

Published on July 31, 2013

— Photo by Roland Kettle

Published on July 31, 2013

— Photo by Roland Kettle

Published on July 31, 2013

— Photo by Roland Kettle

Published on July 31, 2013

— Photo by Roland Kettle

Published on July 31, 2013

Published on July 31, 2013

Published on July 31, 2013

Many people are gathered down at the wharf for a look.

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A view from the government wharf.

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Photo by Chantelle MacIsaac/Gulf News/Transcontinental Media

Published on July 31, 2013

Firefighters with the Port aux Basques Volunteer Fire Department stand beside the MV Blue PUttees, which ran aground in the town's harbour this morning.

Published on July 31, 2013

Submitted photo

Published on July 31, 2013

Photo by Chantelle MacIsaac/The Gulf/Transcontiental Media

Published on July 31, 2013

Photo by Chantelle MacIsaac/Gulf News/Transcontinental Media

Published on July 31, 2013

The ferry Blue Puttees has run into trouble in Port aux Basques. More details to follow.

The Marine Atlantic ferry MV Blue Puttees ran aground Wednesday morning in Port aux Basques. An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the incident. Here's a collection of photos submitted to The Telegram and from Gulf News/Transcontinental Media reporters and photographers.

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  • Cumby
    August 06, 2013 - 07:37

    Time for serious actions and completion of plans for the construction of a tunnel connecting NL with the rest of Canada.