American and Japanese Ships – level 2

26-06-2017 15:00

An American vessel collided with a Japanese container ship last Saturday.

The container ship weighs almost 30 tonnes and did great damage to the vessel. It almost sank and will take months to repair.

Seven sailors went missing after the collision. They were later found dead on board the vessel.

Difficult words: vessel (a ship), collide (a crash), collision (the moment when two things collide).

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