Local heroes save stranded bulk carrier

'St Piran' battling surf to connect to the stern with 'Percuil' behind (Photo: Graeme Ewens)

The argument for reinstating Emergency Towing Vessels around the UK coast was raised again on December 18, when a Russian bulk carrier ran aground in Cornwall, writes Graeme Ewens.

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