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SHIP NAME: Hongjin KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source Japan FSA
type A
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dead 0
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Unknown hold flooded and presumed to have sunk. Ballast.


source HOOKE
type A
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While on a ballast passage from Amagasaki to Vancouver, the 55,241 dwt South Korean bulk carrier, Hongjin, was abandoned by her 28 man crew in the North Pacific in lat 40.45N, long 155.00W on December 24, 1979, after sustaining a hull fracture in very heavy weather. They were all safely picked up by the Japanese container vessel Yashima Maru. She was presumed to have sunk.


source CTX
type A
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dead 0
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Weather could not have been that bad, if they were all safely picked up.