Cargo ship with thousands of VW, Porsche, Audi, Lamborghinis and Bentleys burns in the Atlantic
The ship carrying 1,100 Porsches and other luxury cars is burning and adrift
On Wednesday morning a fire broke out in the cargo hold of the ship Felicity Ace, which left Germany on February 10, and was carrying some 1,000 Porsches.
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After the fire, she moved away from the Azores coast after her 22 crew members were rescued from the boat.
The ship was about 200 miles from Terceira Island in the Azores when Portuguese forces moved in on Wednesday to evacuate the crew. No rescuers or crew members were injured in the operation.
The Felicity Ace freighter is 650 feet and 60,000 tons