She was berthed at Sea Island, Kharg Island,
when she sank along side the pier
after being stuck by an Exocet missile at 12.10 pm
on September 19, 1985.
The missile, which had been fired by an Iraqi warplane,
immediately exploded upon impact,
causing a raging fire that burnt out and sank the tanker,
and destroyed her crude oil cargo.
Two Norht Korean seaman died as a result of the attack,
which also destroyed the terminal,
the flames being visible 30 miles away.