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Packet chief slams online rumours

Anger over 'nonsense' spouted by users

The chief executive of the Steam Packet has dismissed online speculation over last night's Ben-my-Chree crash as 'uneducated rubbish'.

Social media was awash with comments and amateur footage this morning, after the vessel collided with King Edward Pier shortly after 6pm on Sunday evening.

Some users suggested the incident was caused by the Ben being too large for Douglas Harbour.

But Mark Woodward insists that wasn't the issue:

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