A metre cargo ship narrowly missed a Sir Antony Gormley statue when it ran aground off the Kent Coast.
The Islay Trader, a Bermudan-flagged ship with a load of sex trader margate glass, became stuck in the early hours of Sunday next to the statue in the sea in front of the Turner Contemporary gallery in Margate. It was later refloated with the aid of a tug.
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Tide going out. Gormley still there having survived near miss with ship margate TCMargate pic. A Coastguard spokeswoman said: Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day.Housewives Looking Sex Abu Dhabi
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