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EL FARO - IMO 7395351

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Photo Details
Photographer:Wil Weijsters [View profile]Title:EL FAROAdded:Aug 08, 2014
Captured:March 12, 2012IMO:7395351Hits:8,385
Location:Port Everglades, United States
Photo Category: RO/RO
Departure from Port Everglades, Florida on 12-03-2012
Vessel Identification
Name:El Faro
Former name(s):
- Northern Lights (Until 2006 Jan 18)
- Puerto Rico (Until 1991 Jul)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Vehicles Carrier
Gross tonnage:31,515 tons
Summer DWT:14,971 tons

Additional Information
Home port:San Juan
Class society:American Bureau Of Shipping
Build year:1975
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (5)

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George Bis on Sep 25, 2021 20:05 (2 months ago)
There seem to be a lot of questions about this vessels
Michael Wirth on Nov 04, 2015 02:24 (6 years ago)
Vessel is confirmed sunk, the wreckage is identified as beeing EL FARO:
PHa on Nov 02, 2015 19:12 (6 years ago)
EL FARO found aground by US navy, german magazine SPIEGEL reporting. Found by tug "APACHE" in a depth of 4.500 m by sonar near the Bermudas.
Regards Peter
A8540tdi on Oct 05, 2015 17:26 (6 years ago)
It appears that this ship has sunk, the Coast Guard has stopped looking for it after finding a debris field near the last reported position. Search continues for survivors. Apparently the ship lost power in a Category 4 hurricane and floundered in high seas and winds.
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