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SHIP NAME: Perito Moreno KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
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Explosions, on fire, broke in two Jun 28 1984 at Buenos Aires Fire extinguished Jul 10 Refloated October 1987. Sold and broken up.


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While discharging her cargo of 12,000 tonnes of fuel oil at Buenos Aires on June 28, 1984, the Agentinian motor tanker Perito Moreno broke in two following explosions and fire. Flaming oil spread onto the water of the South Dock area, burning some of the nearby docks. Six crewmen were reported to have been lost. The original blast was reportedly caused by a workman's blowtorch, while intermittant subsequent explosions occurred on the wreck until the blaze was eventually brought under control on July 11.


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