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Photographer:Jim Croucher [View profile]Title:DOLE AMERICAAdded:Feb 25, 2005
Photo Category: Casualties
DOLE AMERICA (1994 / 10,584 GT) arriving in Southampton following a collision with the Nab Tower in the Solent shortly after sailing from Portsmouth on 07-11-99. The vessel was deliberately grounded on a sandbank to avoid sinking before being towed to Southampton with the assistance of TAKLIFT 3 and various tugs.
Vessel Identification
Name:Dole America
Technical Data
Vessel type:Reefer
Gross tonnage:10,584 tons
Summer DWT:10,600 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Nassau
Class society:Det Norske Veritas
Build year:1994
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Guest on Jan 15, 2013 21:21 (4 years ago)
I was crew on the Banckert for the salvage operation then transferred to the Anglian Duke for the tow into Southampton. That photo brings back memories !

Cheers, Dan.
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