The RFA motor tanker Ennerdale loaded with 41,500 tons of refined furnace oil and gasoil
sank on a sandbank after striking a submerged object
badly holing her starboard side, seven miles of Port Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles
in lat 4.29.36N, long 55.31.22E on June 1 1970.
Her 18 officers and 42 seamen from the Seychelles
all safely abandoned the vessel
from which there was heavy leakage of oil.
The wreck was subsequently reported
to have been demolished by HM submarine Cachalot.