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Fire-stricken Grimaldi ship sinks

The con-ro Grande America has sunk in the Bay of Biscay. Firefighting operations were suspended last night because the vessel had begun to sustain a considerable list, which increased as the weather worsened throughout Tuesday

Grande America sank on Tuesday, 140 miles southwest from Brest in waters 4,600 m deep. Cargo loaded on board the vessel was blamed for the fire

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