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SHIP NAME: Magnolia KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 4
source LMIU
type C
volume
material
dead 2
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Struck by missile 31 miles S of Kharg Island Dec 21 1984, during Iran-Iraq hostilities Towed to Kharg Island. Two dead Sold to be broken up at Karachi.


source NAVIOS
type C
volume
material
dead 2
link

Exocet, fixed wing. 2 killed. CTL. 31 miles south of Kharg Island.


source HOOKES
type A
volume
material
dead 2
link

Loaded with 56,000 tons of Iranian crude oil at Kharg Island the Liberian motor tanker Magnolia was attacked by an Iraqi warplane when 31 miles south of Kharg Island on December 21, 1984. The Exocet missile caused a fire which resulted in the deaths of two of her crew. The surviving crewmen abandoned ship, whichw as then towed backl to Kharg Island.


source CTX
type C
volume
material
dead 2
link

CTL and scrapped.

Probably engine room but we need confirmation. Why was a 112,228 dwt ship carrying only 56,000 tons? And why was she towed back to Kharg?