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Photographer:Chris Howell [View profile]Title:MURREEAdded:Apr 30, 2011
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1980-1989 (Over 3000gt)
Owned slide with copyright
Photo John Wiltshire

Built 1981 for Pakistan National Shg
One of only three SD-18 class ships built.
28/10/1989 foundered 15 miles off Start Point,Devon.
Two winchmen from 771 Squadron were awarded the George Medal for bravery during an operation in which all the crew were rescued including two women and two babies. The two winchmen were the last remaining on the ship when she suddenly sank, they jumped 90 ft into 20 ft seas before being winched to safety.
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Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:11,940 tons
Summer DWT:18,050 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1981
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AIS information: N/A
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