Exoceted Hit on 1986-01-01, loaded, but missile failed to explode.
Attack No 2 came on March 20, when once again,
she was headed for Sirri Island fully loaded with crude oil from Kahrg Island.
Damage was again described to be slight as the Exocet,
which entered No 1 port tank, also failed to explode.
It was attack No 3 that sent her to the breakers yard.
On this occaision, she was alos on the Kharg-Sirri run,
fully loaded with crude oil,
when she became the target of yet another Iraqi missile strike
on May 6, 1986, some 40 mi fromKharg Is in lat 28.23N, 50.52E,
but there were no injuries to any of her 37 man crew
despite a fire breaking out on board.
After being towed to Sirri, declared a CTL,
and towed to Dubai.
Ironically, after serving on the Iranian shuttle for so many months,
it was the Iranians who were repsonsible for attack No 4.
The Superior was anchored about 9.5 miles off Dubai
when she was attacked by an Iranian warplane on June 28, 1986.
The missile struck he funnel, resulting in three crewmen