Stranded Merchant Navy cadets feared attack from pirates

The British sailors were on a placement with a South Korean company when it went bust, leaving them in limbo on board a ship.

A Merchant Navy cadet stranded at sea has told how he and his shipmates rigged the deck with razor wire for fear of an attack by pirates.

Ruaridh Hanna was amongst a group of British cadets who were stuck on board a ship in the Indian Ocean for nearly a month.
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