|Photographer:||Yvon Perchoc [View profile]||Title:||VAEANU II||Added:||Jul 28, 2005|
||Wrecks & Relics|
|VAEANU II aground on Rimatara Island (Polynesia), May 2002.
FIS / 1968 - Sonderborg / 738 grt / IMO 6822539 / 54,90 x 10,04 m / 691 hp / 11,0 kn
Launched as DORTHE TY, 1974 - HAUGNES, 1985 - LARSEN SENIOR, 1988 - SENATOR, 1991 - FALKVAG, 1997 - MANAVA 4, 1999 - VAEANU II
15/04/2002 - She went aground on the reef because of rudder trouble when waiting for her small shuttle. Rimatara Island is situated in the south-west of Tahiti at 350 milles. Today she is still on the coral reef and she will be demolish in situ.