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Photographer:Piotr Balazy [View profile]Title:West StarAdded:Aug 27, 2007
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Photo Category: Wrecks & Relics
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Wreck of a Dannish cargo ship West Star. She went on her last cruise on a 25th october 1971 under the command of capt. Erik Olsen. She was carring wood from Gdansk to England. At 02:55 CET she send "may day..." because of enlarging list. At 8 in the morning of Friday 30th, after batlle for the ship that last many hours, capt. Erik Olsen abandoned the ship as the last.

Wreck lies few kilometres from Stilo, 150 m from the shore at 2,5 m. Due to bad conditions (great!) I wasn't able to swim to her (strong back-set currents). Next time I will post better pics!
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Piotr Balazy on Apr 29, 2009 20:53 (9 years ago)
Finally I've made it. Short film from this wreck here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-ihMaRc-4U
Mark on Aug 27, 2007 11:18 (10 years ago)
Hello,
It would be very interesting to explore this wreck and to take some photos inside.
Be carefull :-)

Regards,
Mark.
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