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SHIP NAME: Fuji Orient KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 4
source LMIU
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Struck by missile in engine-room in 28 18 N 50 58 E Apr 24 1987, during Iran-Iraq hostilities (when named Fuji Orient) Reported abandoned to insurers Repaired at Jebel Ali in 1990-1991 Renamed Mountain Cloud.


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Exocet, fixed wing.


source HOOKE
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While on a Gulf shuttle run from Larak to Kharg, struck on her port side about 80 miles south of Kharg in lat 28.18N, long 50.58E on April 24, 1987. The missile entered the engine room casuing severe damage, but no injuries were reported. After being towed back to Larak, the Fuji Orient was abandoned by her owners to her Iranian insurers, Bimeh, who settled the vessel as a war CTL, suitable only for scrapping.


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Assuming she was in ballast. Ship ended up being repaired and renamed Mountain Cloud.