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SHIP NAME: Five Brooks KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source LMIU
type C
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dead 10
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Shelled, on fire, abandoned Oct 17 1986 in the Strait of Hormuz during Iran-Iraq hostilities Fire extinguished, towed in Oct 18. 10 dead


source NAVIOS
type C
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dead 10
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A month later, the Panamanian tanker Five Brooks, sailing from Mina al Ahmadi, was wrecked by a Sea Killer missile in the Straits 20 mi west of Mina al Saqr and within 3 mi of the Omani coast. Ten crewmen were killed. Missile was launched from frigate.


source HOOKE
type C
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dead 10
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Ten crewmen were killed when the Panamanian motor tanker Five Brooks was struck by shells fired by an Iraninan frigate about 20 mi off Mina Saqr in lat 26.15N, long 56.08E on October 17, 1986, while she was en route from Kuwait to Khor Fakkan, loaded with bunker oil. As a result of a fire breaking out in the superstructure aft, the accommodation was gutted and, with the engine room flooding, the surviving 29 crew members, Filipinos and Pakistanis, abandoned their blazing ship. The Five Brooks was subsequently taken in tow, arriving off Khor Fakkan to be declared a CTL.