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Last Updated: Monday November 01 2010 17:12 GMT

Teen sailors on damaged tall ship safely back on shore

Stranded ships towed into shore

Stranded teen sailors back safe

The 36 teenage sea cadets on-board a tall ship that got badly damaged in a storm in the Atlantic Ocean have arrived safely back on shore.

The master of the ship Fryderyk Chopin, which lost both its masts, messaged for help on Friday about 100 miles south-west of the Isles of Scilly.

A fishing boat came to rescue it and towed the ship to Falmouth on the south-west coast of England.

Luckily no-one in the crew of 47 people has been hurt.