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SHIP NAME: Aviles KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
source HOOKE
type A
volume
material
dead 12
link

While on a voyage from Aden to Jakarta, carrying a cargo of kerosene jet fuel, the Liberian motor tanker Aviles broke in two, exploded and caught fire and then sank in the Arabian Sea about 280 miles NW of Cochin in lat 13.00N, long 68.36E on June 28, 1979, during near-gale force weather conditions. Twelve persons died. The 27 survivors were rescued by the lifeboats of the steam tanker Esso Scotia which took them on board, subsequently landing them at Dubai.


source CTX
type A
volume 12MML
material D
dead 12
link

ETC has the spill at 74,089 barrels of jet fuel, which would indicate that the 15,410 grt was nowhere near fully loaded Another deadly casualty about which we know almost nothing.