Ukrainian ship sinks in Poti, all crew members rescued

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Feb. 7, 2011, 11:50 a.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine
Tbilisi, February 7 (Interfax-Ukraine) - A Ukrainian cargo ship, the Grigoriy Petrovskiy, sank during a storm in the waters of the Georgian port of Poti on Feb.7. According to the Georgian media, all of the 11-strong crew were rescued.

The crew of the cargo ship had been warned in advance about the coming storm, but didn't respond in time. The ship lost control, struck the pier and broke up, the media reported.

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