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Photo Details
Photographer:Florian 1860 [View profile]Title:AFRICAAdded:May 01, 2018
Captured:September 07, 2017IMO:6619138Hits:1,032
Location:Milos Island, Greece
Photo Category: Wrecks & Relics
Description:
Wreck of the tanker AFRICA at Sarakiniko, Milos island, 07/09/2017

Running aground in 12/2003 during a heavy storm (11 beaufort) probably because of a damage of the machinery. Not very much visible of the tanker any more.

For everyone who is interested, please find a few photos of 2006 here:
- http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=1241279
- http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=1241277

Some information: www.snorkelclub.blogspot.de/2015/01/shipwreck-on-milos-island-greece.html

A little bit more about about the (fantastic) location:
http://mygreecetravelblog.com/2012/05/03/hit-the-beach-spectacular-sarakiniko-on-milos/2/

Under water clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqnjAGLEmZA
Vessel Identification
Name:Africa
IMO:6619138
Former name(s):
- El Miura (Until 1993)
- Sicily (Until 1993)
- Dubai Star (Until 1991 May)
- Thita Pegasus (Until 1987)
- Esso Purfleet (Until 1983)
- Sicily (Until 1967 Jan)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tanker
Gross tonnage:2,538 tons
Summer DWT:4,502 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1967
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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