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SHIP NAME: Ennerdale KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 4
source MIT79
type D
volume 49209LT
material
dead
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Listed as grounding, ships dwt was 49209 so the spill volume is suspect.


source OSIR
type D
volume 46939T
material P
dead
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Says cause is sinking, Cargo is No 2 fuel oil, gasoil.


source HOOKE
type D
volume
material P
dead 0
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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.


source CTX
type D
volume 13.8MMG
material
dead
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Volume is from Cutter, Dont know where they got it from, but does not match Hooke.

Ship was a British Fleet Auxiliary. Several sources claim she struck an unmarked rock. It is possible this may be true. The ship is now a dive site and the reef she hit is called Ennerdale Rocks.

Need confirmation.