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SHIP NAME: Manhattan Duke KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
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Struck reef, holed, aground during heavy weather Jul 16 1983 outside Port Moresby Refloated Jul 25 Towed in Jul 26.


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The Liberian motor tanker Manhatten Duke was on a ballast passage from Whangarei to Singapore, when she ran aground on Basilisk Reef off Port Moresby, during gale force winds on July 16, 1983. After being refloated 9 days later, she remained anchored of Pt Moresby until sailing in two on September 28 bound for Singapore. Declared a CTL due to extensive bottom damage, she was sold, and after undergoing extensive repairs at Jurong, returned to service inMay 1984, under the new name Duke.


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Hooke says H and M value of USD 14 mm which was a lot more than her market value.