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SHIP NAME: Nai Giovanna KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source ETC
type D
volume 21990B
material bunker fuel
dead
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source Hooke
type D
volume
material
dead 8
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The 133,853 dwt Italian ore/oil steamship Nai Giovanna was en route from Los Angeles to the Persian Gulf in ballast, when she sank about 1200 miles WSW of San Francisco in alt 31.50N, long 145.15W on February 22, 1974 after being ripped by fire and violent explosions in her empty tanks. 32 survivors were picked up by the Norwegian motor vessel Tamerlane. Another 8 crew members lost their lives.


source CTX
type D
volume
material
dead
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This ship was a double hulled OBO, Italian built Clearly she was trading in oil. The loss is eerily similar to the Berge Istra and Berge Vanga. Love to have a survivor report.