Italian TT loaded from RasTanura to Rotterdam with cargo of crude oil
abandoned on October 24, 1967,
lat 19_05S, long 5_00W after engine room flooded.
All 36 crew rescued.
Sank on following day.
Says "Engine room flooding and sinking".
Mis-spells name Giorgio Gassio
Marine Casualty Data Base, South Africa Coast, says 19,422 DWT.
Ship is 12,617 GRT built 1954,
so probably had 20,000 plus tons on board.
Calling volume 25MML which is a rank guess.