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SHIP NAME: Achievement KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
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Struck by missile and caught fire in engine-room and accommodation about 80 miles S of Kharg Island on Mar 17 1986, during Iran-Iraq hostilities. Sold to be broken up.


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Exocet, fixed wing, CTL. Claims ship was anchored.


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The 262,208 dwt Cyprus steam tanker Achievement was operating on the Sirri-Kharg shuttle when she was struck by an Iraqi Expocet missile about 80 mi S of Kharg Island on March 17, 1986. The exploding missile caused an immediate fire in her engine room and accommodation. When the fire had been grought under control, the badly damaged tanker, which was in ballast condition on a north bound passage, was towed back to Sirri Island. CTL.