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SHIP NAME: Norse Varient KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
source HOOKE
type A
volume
material
dead 29
link

There was only one survivor from a crew of 30 when the Norwegain motor bulk carrier Norse Variant broke in two and sank due to mountaninous seaas about 150 miles SE of Cape May, New Jersey, in lat 38.00N, long 72.24W on March 22,1973. Incredibly he managed to survive for three days by clinging to a hatch cover in bitter North Atlantic weather. He stated that he had jumped overboard from the Norse Variant after she began to sink when a crack developed in a cargo hold.


source CTX
type D
volume
material
dead 29
link

Ship was loaded with coal, Hampton Roads to Glasgow. Under Anita entry, Hooke says survivor put time of sinking at 1400 local.