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SHIP NAME: Rhodian Sailor KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 4
source HOOKE
type A
volume
material
dead
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The Greek motor bulk carrier Rhodian Sailor was on a voyage from Bukpyong, South Korea to Umm Said, Qatar, carrying a cargo of cement in bags, when she sank south of Taiwan in approximately lat 21N, 120E of Decmber 26, 1982 after taking in water. There was only one survivor, the second engineer Romeo Cavan, who was picked up by the South Korean motor bulk carrier Global Star after he had spent two days adrift.


source Japan FSA
type D
volume
material
dead 5
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Forepeak tank flooded and foundered. List and holds flooded. Cement in bags loaded.


source MSC 49/15
type D
volume
material
dead all but one
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Took water and sank south of Taiwan after developing list.


source CTX
type D
volume
material
dead 25
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Hooke only says there was one survivor. MSC 49/15 agrees. Our dead number is a guess. Ignoring FSA dead for now.