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Photographer:Gena Anfimov [View profile]Title:GORIZONTAdded:Dec 06, 2020
Captured:November 25, 1975IMO:7509598Hits:2,143
Photo Category: Casualties
24.11.1975 - "GORIZONT" Russian, motor fish factory, U.S.S.R., 1974, 4,537.
The Russian motor fish factory "Gorizont" sank following a collision with the Moroccan motor vessel "Ifni" in the English Channel about 20 miles south of the Isle of Wight in lat. 5013'N long 0113'W, on November 24, 1975. Her crew was rescued. The "Ifni", which was on her maiden voyage, put into Le Havre with hull damage. (from Maritime Casualties 1963-1996 by N.Hooke) Photo taken from board "DIPLOT" - IMO 7311367
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Gena Anfimov on Dec 07, 2020 17:32 (4 months ago)
The culprit of the collision
rd77 on Dec 07, 2020 10:24 (4 months ago)
Wow! GORIZONT herself was also still brand new, having been completed in 1974. The frigate is the Leander HMS PENELOPE F127:
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