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Photographer:Ken Smith [View profile]Title:JORKAdded:Jan 17, 2009
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1980-1989 (Under 3000gt)
JORK 2,564-1985 Imo 8500082 outbound from Tilbury Grain Terminal Dec 31st 2005
Vessel Identification
Name:Irem Kaan
Former name(s):
- Celtic Forester (Until 2014 Dec)
- Jork (Until 2006 Jul)
- Anita B (Until 2001 Sep)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:2,564 tons
Summer DWT:3,048 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Istanbul
Class society:Lloyd's Shipping Register
Build year:1985
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Guest on Aug 06, 2007 17:00 (11 years ago)
05 August 2007 12:29

A ship's captain was being questioned by police today after a cargo vessel collided with a gas platform 40 miles north east of Cromer and sunk several hours later.

The 2000-tonne Jork struck the unmanned Viking Echo platform just before 6pm on Saturday and sunk at about 8am this morning.

The vessel had been carrying grain from Lubeck in Germany and was destined for the River Humber. The grain is thought to have played a part in the sinking once the collision had happened.

The Jork sunk after bursting its hull, caused by the wheat on board “swelling”, said Mario Siano, watch manager at Yarmouth Coastguard.
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