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SHIP NAME: Energy Mobility KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 4
source LMIU
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Struck by missile, engine-room flooded Jun 07 1986, 40 miles S of Bushire during Iran-Iraq hostilities Taken in tow Jun 9, again struck by missile later same day Towed in Jun 18.


source NAVIOS
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June 7, Fixed wing, exocet, June 9, Fixed wing, exocet, missile failed to explode

The Liberian shuttle tanker Energy Mobility had her engine room flooded while she was stuck 40 m S of Bushier and was rendered a CTL. Two days later, while under two to Sirri, she was hit again but the warhead failed to detonate, although the Iranian tug Karbala, which was assisting her, was damaged.


source HOOKE
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On June 7, 1986. while on a run from Kharg Is to Sirri loaded with Iranian crude oil, the Liberian tanker Energy Mobility was struck by an Exocet missile, fired by an Iraqi warplane, when she was about 40 mi S of Kharg Is in lat 28.41.30N, long 50.42.00E. The missile did not explode but the Engine Room of the Energy Mobility flooded with seawater through the hole in her side. None of the mixed South Korean and Filipino crewmen were injured. Taken in tow for Sirri, the Energy Mobility was then struck by another Exocet the following day. On this occaision,the missile exploded, causing a major fire.


source CTX
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Two distinctly different stories. Have no idea who is right. Going with Navios on the grounds it is hard for an unexploded missile to flood a VLCC ER. BUt who knows?