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SHIP NAME: Malmohus KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
source OSIR
type D
volume 13490T
material C
dead
link

Puts location at 5.00S:50.00E in Indian Ocean, off Dar Es Salaam. Says only "jettisoned cargo, bad weather" Says flag is Swiss but probably Swedish.


source CTX
type D
volume 16MML
material C
dead 0
link

We don't have an exact date for this casualty, only Oct, 1966

Marine Casualty Data Base, South Africa Coast, says this was a 93,250 ton ship, puts the location 300 M NE Durban, Says "hull damage, proceeded to Durban". Pretty clearly, hull failure in bad weather. OSIR is our only source for volume. Ship was nearly new.