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Photo Details
Photographer:Yvon Perchoc [View profile]Title:Apollonian WaveAdded:Oct 01, 2007
Photo Category: Casualties
APPOLONIAN WAVE (Grc_58_20800_5377446), wrecked near Mimizan dec 1976.
Vessel Identification
Name:Apollonian Wave
Former name(s):
- Vega I (Until 1973 Jan)
- Vega (Until 1971 Jan)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tanker
Gross tonnage:20,800 tons
Summer DWT:34,347 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1958
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (3)

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Huiftanix on Apr 28, 2007 21:07 (11 years ago)
Just to drop a note that this ship has a mystery in my memories.

I saw her about 1980 near Mimizan Plage. She was upright and broken in two - the stern was twisted about 180 degrees.

I can't explain to myself if I see here rolled that much and being in one piece ...
carimar on Jul 26, 2005 16:28 (13 years ago)
Yvon, awsome and very interesting shots, thanks for posting.
Since many years I've been searching for a wreck photograph of her.
Regards, Markus
Phil English on Jul 19, 2005 07:55 (13 years ago)
Wow! Amazing pic. I saw this ship anchored in the Solent in May 76 as a young lad. I had no idea she was wrecked only a few months later.
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