While en route from Ulsan to Kharg in ballast,
the 269,709 dwt Greek steam tanker Fairship L
was struck by an Exocet missile fired by an Iraqi warplane
when south of Kharg Island inlat 28.24N, long 50.26E
at 11 am on February 4, 1985.
Howeer, none of her 26 Greek and Pakistani crew
was injured when the missile hit
and badly damaged the engine room.