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SHIP NAME: Eastern Star KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source LMIU
type C
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material
dead
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Struck by missile, engine-room flooded Mar 24 1985, S of Kharg Island, during Iran-Iraq hostilities Towed in Mar 27. Sold to be broken up.


source NAVIOS
type D
volume
material
dead 0
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Exocet, fixed wing, Engine room. CTL.


source HOOKE
type A
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dead 0
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The Maltese motor tanker Eastern Star was bound for Kharg Is in ballast, when she was struck by an Iraqi warplan off Kalat, Iran in about lat 28N, long 51E at 1230 pm on March 24, 1985. Witht he extensively damaged enringe room taking water, the Easter Star was towe to Dubai where she was declared a CTL.