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SHIP NAME: Anna Xyla KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 4
source LMIU
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Explosions, on fire, towed out, beached May 20 1981 at Jebel Dhanna Engine-room flooded, fire extinguished May 21 Refloated May 28. Sold to be broken up.


source ETC
type C
volume 3665B
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source HOOKE
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While loading a cargo of crude oil at Jebel Dhanna, with 32,000 tons already on board, the Greek motor tanker Anna Xyla caught fire following explosions in her pump room and engine room omMay 20, 1981. Three of her crew suffered serious burns but after all on board had been taken off, the blazing vessel was towed out and beached in shallow water. The engine room then flooded. After being refloated on May 28, oil on board was transferred to another vessel.

Declared a CTL, towed to Fujairah, used a a slop vessel, scrapped in 1984.


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Sounds like the fire never spread to the cargo tanks.