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Manannan turns back to Douglas for suspected stroke passenger

Sat, 16 Aug 2014


The Manannan turned back to Douglas this morning after a passenger suffered a suspected stroke.

The passenger was reported to be feeling unwell - the captain and crew reacted quickly to the incident and sought specialist medical attention.

Departing at 7:16am, the seacat was half an hour into its journey to Liverpool when it turned around following advice that the passenger may be having a stroke.

The passenger was escorted off the vessel in an ambulance - but there's currently no news of this person's condition. 

Chief executive Mark Woodward says it was a necessary measure:

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