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SHIP NAME: Warwick Trader KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
source HOOKE
type A
dead 1

While en route from Ras Tanura to Nagasaki with a cargo of naptha, the Liberian motor tanker Warwick Trader was abandoned by her crew aftger she caught fire in her engine room when in the Persian Gulf approximately 5 miles NW of Jas Farur in lat 26.22N, long 54.26E on July 14, 1970. The furiously blazing vessel continued to drift, being ripped by explosions, until being taken in tow to off Zarqa Island, near Das Island, where she was anchored. Such was the extent of the damage that the Warwick Trader was declared a constructive total loss and sold to Taiwanese shibreakers, being towed to Kaohsiung in April 1971 for demolition.

source CTX
type C
volume Y

No esimate of spillage.