Famous tourist spot
The Hong Kong restaurant ship Jumbo sank
The restaurant ship Jumbo sank. Until a few days ago it was in the port of Hong Kong and attracted millions of visitors. The accident took place at a depth of 1,000 meters in the sea.
Posted: 3:45 am
Updated: 9:17 am
Millions of tourists dined on the Hong Kong restaurant ship Jumbo. Now the three-story ship sank. Like one of the others “Defender” In the Mediterranean – The boat capsized during a voyage to the shipyard.
The jumbo had already been towed by tugs from the port city of Aberdeen in the Hong Kong metropolis on June 14th. However, the ship ran aground near the Paracel Islands in bad weather.
Water at a depth of more than 1000 meters at the crash site
The tourist site cannot be restored. “The water is more than a thousand meters deep, which is why it is so difficult to carry out rescue operations,” the Guardian operator Aberdeen said in a statement from Restaurant Enterprises.
None of the crew was injured when the restaurant ship sank. “We are very sorry for the accident.”
The queen ate at the jumbo
This ship has been a tourist magnet for about 46 years. In the port of Aberdeen it has attracted millions of people over the years. Her high-profile guests include Queen Elizabeth II (95) and Hollywood actor Tom Cruise (59). It was filmed on several occasions. One film from the Jackie Chan movies and the James Bond series among others.
But in 2020 the floating restaurant closed. According to the Guardian, as a result of financial problems caused by the corona infection. (eu)
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