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Submarine 'listing' according to eye-witness

An eye-witness describes the attempt to rescue the Royal Navy's newest and largest attack submarine HMS Astute which has run aground off Skye.

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said it was alerted to the incident at about 0819 BST, but the Ministry of Defence said it is not a nuclear incident.

Eye-witness Ross McKerlich describes the attempts to rescue the listing submarine.

  • 22 Oct 2010
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