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SHIP NAME: Golden Pine KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source HOOKE
type A
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dead 25
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All 25 of the crew of the Liberian motor bulk carrier Golden Pine went down with their vessel when she sank in the stormy North Pacific on January 2, 1981 after her holds flooded. The Golden Pine was en route from Vancouver to Saganoseki, loaded with a cargo 18,600 tons of copper concentrate, sent out distress signals at 14:39 on January 2 stating that she was taking in water in very rough seas about 180 miles off the Japanese coast in lat 32.25N, long 136.49E. Search planes located only an oilslick, lifeboats and rafts, and assorted debris, but no survivors.


source Japan FSA
type D
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material
dead 25
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Nos 1, 2, and 3 holds flooded and presumed to have foundered. Copper concentrates loaded.


source CTX
type D
volume
material
dead 25
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