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Photographer:Bunts [View profile]Title:SIAN YUNGAdded:Apr 06, 2007
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Photo Category: Casualties
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Sunken vessel in the Panama canal in the 1960's
ex-AARDYK-62, ex LINCOLN VICTORY-47 during passing the "Hongkong Exporter" struck bank of Panama Canal while southbound on a voyage to Far East with rice and cotton. Flooded and settled on bottom in Gaillard Cut near Pedro Miguel Locks on 06.12.1970.
29.10.1972 finally refloated, towed to Balboa and scuttled south of Balboa on 01.11.1972, in position 0744' N, 7921'W.
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carimar on Apr 02, 2007 10:16 (11 years ago)
hello Peter
here you can see her as well :-)

http://www.shipspotting.com/search.php?query=wreck+panama+canal&action=results

SIAN-YUNG ex-AARDYK-62, ex LINCOLN VICTORY-47 during passing the "Hongkong Exporter" struck bank of Panama Canal while southbound on a voyage to Far East with rice and cotton. Flooded and settled on bottom in Gaillard Cut near Pedro Miguel Locks on 06.12.1970.
29.10.1972 finally refloated, towed to Balboa and scuttled south of Balboa on 01.11.1972, in position 0744' N, 7921'W.
best regards, Markus
Guest on Mar 21, 2007 19:38 (11 years ago)
Dopn't know which one it was but this looks like one of the Victory ships with which C Y Tung started Orient Overseas Line, which rew into the giant Orient Overseas Container Line.
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