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SHIP NAME: Eleftheria KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 4
source ETC
type D
volume 73300B
material lubricants
dead
link


source HOOKE
type A
volume
material
dead 6
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The Greek motor tanker Eleftheria was en route from Constantza to Chittagong with a cargo of lubricating oil, when she was abandoned by her crew due to an uncontrollable fire breaking out off the coast of Sierra Leone in lat 06.00N, long 16.00W on September 25, 1974. Six of her crew died. The blazing Eleftheria drifted until being taken in tow by the Polish factory ship Saturn, but she sank on September 26.


source OSIR
type D
volume 4187T
material lubricants
dead
link

Puts location at 6.00N,16.00W off Sierra Leone. Says explosion, fire and sinking.


source CTX
type D
volume 5MML
material
dead
link

Ship was 8,886 grt. Probably an ER fire. It is very difficult to get lube oil to explode. But we need confirmation.