Ship crashes into mansion by Istanbul's Bosphorus
ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency
DHA photoA 106-meter-long Sierra Leone-flagged dry cargo vessel named the Majed and Randy crashed into the Ethem Pertev mansion, which dates back to the 1860’s, on the shore of the Bosphorus in Istanbul at 12:54 p.m. on July 21 due to problem with the ship’s rudder, thus causing pecuniary damage. No injuries or environmental pollution were reported. Three towboats and eight lifeboats were sent to save the ship, which was first anchored under the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge before it was taken to Büyükdere by the guides.