The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
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UK liner safe after fire

London, May 6 (Reuters): A cruise ship which caught fire off the coast of southeast England with 708 people on board was under tow today and will dock at the port of Southampton in the early evening.

He said there were no reports that any crew or passengers, who were mostly Dutch, had sustained injuries and the 11,162 tonne Calypso was making good progress. Rescue services were scrambled in the early hours after a distress call was received at about 0300 GMT from the ship.

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