Vessel Casualties and Pirate Attacks 2006 - Cargo L
80mt. Antiguan flagged M/V Emsland (built 1984), with 6 crew & 2,000 tons of log timbers -- aground in the channel just outside Montrose harbor Dec. 30 as she was heading to sea. Montrose lifeboat was launched and along with two pilot boats attempted to tow her off the sand. UK Forth Coastguard checking tow lines hourly as winds to strengthen to a gale force 9 increasing to storm force 10 .
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