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SHIP NAME: Tritonica KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
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The Brtish flag motor ore carrier Tritonica, registered at Hamilton, Bermuda, was on a voyage from have St Pierre, Quebec to Sorel near Montreal, with approximately 18,300 tons of ilmenite, when she was involved in a collision in dense fog with the British steamship Roonagh Head shortly before 3 am on July 20, 1963 off La Petite Rivere St Francois about 40 miles east of Quebec City. According to the master, Captain J G Swanson, his vessel sank within 8 minutes of the collision. 18 of his crew were reported to have died while a further 15 remained missing, presumed drowned. The Canadian river pilot on the Tritonica was also listed as being among those missing.


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