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SHIP NAME: Safina Star KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source ETC
type D
volume 24908B
material
dead
link


source OSIR
type D
volume 3588T
material C
dead
link

Says grounding, Suez canal. Puts location at 31.00N,32.15E.


source CTX
type D
volume 4MML
material C
dead
link

We have no cause info.

By process of elimination, CTX believes this is the ship referred to by Embiricos, page 23. Embiricos refers to a partly loaded 90,000 tonner which grounded in the mid 70's in the Suez Canal, holing 1P and 2P, and losing 17,000 barrels. After refloating and clearing the Canal, the ship transferred some cargo to intact tank, and proceeded to final port of discharge. Embiricos can't recall which ship it was; but this is the only casualty that comes anywhere near this description, and it matches quite well.