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SHIP NAME: Rose S KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
source HOOKE
type A
volume
material
dead 31
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On February 13, 1977, while on a voyage from Vancouver to Osaka with a cargo of about 13,000 tons of scrap inher holds and 2000 tons of cargo on deck, the Liberian motor bulk carrier Rose S reported that she was taking in water in a hold during a very heavy swell some 1200 miles WNW of Midway Island in lat 31.03N, long 162.40E. Her SOS was picked up in Tokyo, Vladivostok and Adak AK. A search for the vessel by the USCG, located only floating logs, a liferaft, and a name plate. All 31 of her South Korean crewmen were presumed to have gone down with the vessel.


source CTX
type C
volume
material
dead 31
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