1993: Drifting tanker put Fife coast on full alert

Oil Tanker near miss headline from the Fife Free Press in 1993
Oil Tanker near miss headline from the Fife Free Press in 1993

Saturday, January 23, 1993 saw the Fife coastline has narrowly escaped a potential disaster that would have spelled danger to hundreds of homes.

The oil tanker Havkong pictured after it nearly ran aground in Fife in 1993.

The oil tanker Havkong pictured after it nearly ran aground in Fife in 1993.