GRACIA (Cross Star -04, Cosmic Star -01, Cosmic -00, Alexander's Ability -92, London Pride -91, Bursa Bay -88, Wismar -86), 16,100/79 - general cargo
27/2/2007: Owned by Gracia Navigation Ltd. (Priamos Maritime SA), Malta. Reported to be drifting in heavy weather in the Indian Ocean 27/2/2007 following main engine failure. The crew of 23 took to the lifeboats when about 290 miles east of Madagascar in position 24.48S, 51.56E and were subsequently taken on board EVER GAINING 46,410/87. Reported still afloat 7/3 drifting and with a 20° list to port. She was on passage from Thailand for Dakar with rice.
Ref: Marine News Vol. 61, No.5 May 2007