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ALTAIR - IMO 6600931

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Photographer:Marcelo Vieira [View profile]Title:ALTAIRAdded:Apr 19, 2005
Photo Category: Casualties

On 6th June 1976, the Brazilian dry cargo vessel called ALTAIR grounded off Cassino beach, south of the Rio Grande city, in Rio Grande do Sul state, in Brazil, with 3.000tons (load) of grain. All her 21 crew members were rescued with sucess! The ship cannot be removed and security comapny declared the "total loss" for this vessel.
The ALTAIRīs parts still remains beached in Cassino beach, and vessel to date, turns a turistic "curiosity" visitation in this city!
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Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:1,308 tons
Summer DWT:2,200 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1969
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Kent Malo on Apr 22, 2005 16:53 (13 years ago)
Too much storm not enough power, that's what happen or it became a dead ship?. good photo Marcerlo.
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