SA NAVY DE-COMMISSIONED TUG DE MIST SINKS IN SIMON’S TOWN HARBOUR

The SA Navy De-Commissioned Tug De Mist sank while alongside in Simon’s Town Harbour on Saturday10 Nov 18.

At first light at about 05h00 in the morning it was noticed that the Tug had a slight list (tilted to one side). There was no-one onboard the vessel, as it is no longer operational. The list was noticed by other Navy members conducting rounds in the harbour. During Friday night the wind was blowing at about 30 knots (50km/h).

 

Media statement on sinking De Mist