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SHIP NAME: Skipper 1 KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 4
source HOOKE
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The Panamanian motor bulk carrier Skipper I was on a voyage from Boston to Turkey loaded with a cargo of scrap when she began to take on water through a broken hatch in heavy weather some 540 miles SE of Haifax on April 29, 1987. All 24 crewmen than abandoned ship in 20 ft seas before being safely rescued. The Skipper I, insured for USD 3mm, drifted away and was last reported in lat 41.20N, long 53.44W, the following day. An aerial search subsequently failed to locate the vessel, she was presumed to have sunk.


source Japan FSA
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hatch cover damaged (probably No 1). Presumed to have foundered. Scrap iron loaded.


source Canadian UNK
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300 mi SE of Cape Race. V/L reported to be taking on water through No 1 hatch.


source CTX
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