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Photo Details
Photographer:Brandview [View profile]Title:ANTIPOLISAdded:Sep 26, 2017
Captured:December 01, 1978IMO:5019915Hits:1,548
Location:Cape Town, South Africa
Photo Category: Wrecks & Relics
Description:
Shipwreck in Llandudnow Capetown 1978

EDIT: Goulandris tanker Antipolis, which was under way in tow to a Taiwainese scrapyard in 1977. The tow broke and the ship ended here. (PM)
Vessel Identification
Name:Antipolis
IMO:5019915
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tanker
Gross tonnage:24,119 tons
Summer DWT:42,725 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1959
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (4)

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SteKrueBe on Oct 01, 2017 12:00 (1 month ago)
Hi MattyBoy,
most parts of the vessel were removed as scrap.
See here: http://www.sahistory.org.za/article/list-south-african-shipwrecks
Greets,
Stefan
MattyBoy on Oct 01, 2017 09:24 (1 month ago)
Wow ! Was she ever removed or did she fade away on this beach ?
dedge on Sep 27, 2017 02:59 (1 month ago)
This is the wreck of the tanker Antipolis at Oudekraal, South Africa. At the time of her grounding on 28 July 1977 she was one of two tankers, the other being Romelia, under tow of the tug Kiyo Maru 2 from Greece to Taiwan breakers when the tow parted. The same fate awaited the Romelia - her tow parted later and she was wreked further along the coast.
MattyBoy on Sep 26, 2017 21:26 (1 month ago)
A casualty surely ?
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