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Medical emergency leads to Ben return

Sailing to Heysham turned around

A medical emergency led to the Ben-my-Chree returning to Douglas harbour.

The Heysham sailing departed at 8.15am but had to turn around after someone was taken ill on board.

She arrived back in the Manx capital to allow for the appropriate medical attention to be carried out.

The Ben then set sail for Lancashire again at around 9.15am.

No other journeys have been disrupted by the incident.

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