Damaged Herm ferry returns to service after 'collision'

Travel Trident V alongside in St Peter Port Harbour
Image caption The vessel operates daily trips between the Channel Islands of Guernsey and Herm

A passenger ferry damaged in a "collision" while travelling between Guernsey and Herm has returned to service.

Passengers were transferred from the Travel Trident V to one of her sister ship Trident VI after the incident on 22 April.

The captain has been suspended and a report into what the ferry hit and the cause has yet to be released.

The repairs included a new rudder and the replacement of two steel sections.

The starboard propeller was also damaged in the collision and the gearbox was stripped out to check for damage.

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