While on a loaded Gulf shuttle run from Kharg Is to Larak Is,
the 269,195 dwt Liberian steam tanker Achilles
was struck by an Exoceet missile in No 6 tank
when about 60 miles South of Kharg Is
onDecmebr 20, 1986.
She managed to continue her voayge to discharge her cargo
of Iranian crude oil at Larak Island,
after which she was surveyed in Dubai.