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.