The Greek motor oil/chemical tanker Cassiopeia
was on a ballast passage from Guayanilla, PR
to Caragena Columbia when she sank
following two massive explosions, and fire on board
in the Caribbean Sea in lat 12.49N long 73.05W
on February 23, 1978.
According to the survivors, the force of the blast
turned back the deck of the vessel,
caused two large holes to appear in the side
and set the accommodation on fire.