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SHIP NAME: Scorpio KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source ETC
type D
volume 220000B
material crude
dead
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source HOOKE
type D
volume
material
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While sailing from Coatzacoalcos in a loaded condition on February 18, 1976, bound for Haifa, the Greek steam tanker Scorpio struck bottom, developing steering gear trouble that caused her to run aground. During refloating operations, she sustained serious machinery damage and anchored 11 miles off port for an inspection. Due to the extent of the damage she was declared a constructive total loss and sold to shipbreakers in Brownsville Texas for demolition.


source CTX
type D
volume 220000B
material C
dead
link

Ship was 26,032 GRT, would like to know a lot more about damage. ETC spill volume looks high, but CTX accepted it for now.