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SHIP NAME: Fina Italia KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
source HOOKE
type A
volume
material
dead 24
link

24 persons were feared to have been trapped in the hull of the Japanese motor tuna-fishing vessel Kaiko Maru No 28 after she sank following a collision with the Italian steam tanker Fina Italia some 340 miles NW of San Juan Puerto Rico at 9 am on June 4, 1963. The Fina Italia picked up 11 survivors, then took them to her own destination Portland Maine.

The missing included 22 crewmen, plus the master's wife and their child. The survivors said through an interpreter that their captain, Kasuo Nagatoma, had been at the helm of Kaiko Maru No 28 when the collision occurred.


source CTX
type A
volume
material C
dead 24
link

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