merci vielmals für diini wiederum schöne föteli, isch eifach meeegaaa... ;-)
the wreck a t rio haina could be the former greek freighter KALIOPE (SZWO) ex KENYO MARU-75. built 1968 by usuki tekkosho, saiki. 4706 GRT. owned by aquarius enterprises corp., piraeus.
on august 31, 1979 while at rio haina, loaded with a cargo of 2000 tons. of ammonium sulphate fertiliser from hampton roads, the KALIOPE broke her moorings during the port was hit by the hurricane "David", and was then in collision with liquefied petroleum tanker CARIBE I before being driven aground on a breakwater. her engine room and holds quickly flooded.
the wreck was abandoned as constructive total loss, and sold to local shipbreakers, but scrap operations were hindered when she broke in two during the hurricane "Allen" in august 1980.
in the port alongside sank also the british freighter VENTURA STAR 4225/57 (nagoya zosen, nagoya) loaded with lumber on august 31, 1979 during the hurricane "David". she was scrapped in pieces at the end of 1980.