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EL FARO - IMO 7395351

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Photographer: Wil Weijsters [ View profile ]
Captured: Mar 12, 2012
Title: El Faro
Photo Category: Ro/ro
Added: Aug 8, 2014
Views: 8,598
Image Resolution: 3,320 x 2,213

Description:

Departure from Port Everglades, Florida on 12-03-2012

General
information

Current flag: U.S.A.
Home port: San Juan
Current name: EL FARO

Former name(s):

- Northern Lights (Until 2006 Jan 18)

- Puerto Rico (Until 1991 Jul)

Vessel Type: VEHICLES CARRIER
Callsign: WFJK
IMO: 7395351
ENI:
MMSI: 368208000
PEN:
Build year: 1975
Photos: 20 photos by 12 photographers

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This ship exists in the following categories:

RO/RO - 20 photos

Technical
Data

Gross tonnage: 31,515 tons
Summer DWT: 14,971 tons
Length:
Beam:
Draught:

Photographers
of this ship

(12)

Daniel Ferro

2 photos

foggy

1 photos

shipjohn

6 photos

Gianpaolo

1 photos

Brian Busby

1 photos

onyxman

1 photos

Captain Ted

1 photos

Emiliyan

1 photos

jsupik1

1 photos

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person
There seem to be a lot of questions about this vessels
Condition
person
Vessel is confirmed sunk, the wreckage is identified as beeing EL FARO: http://www.ntsb.gov/investigations/Pages/2015_elfaro_jax.aspx
person
EL FARO found aground by US navy, german magazine SPIEGEL reporting. Found by tug "APACHE" in a depth of 4.500 m by sonar near the Bermudas.
Regards Peter
person
It appears that this ship has sunk, the Coast Guard has stopped looking for it after finding a debris field near the last reported position. Search continues for survivors. Apparently the ship lost power in a Category 4 hurricane and floundered in high seas and winds.