On July 15, 1987, while laid up at the S. Korean port of Yosu,
the 116,508 dwt American steam tanker was driven aground
on rocks south of Yosu in lat 34.41.4N, long 127.47.36E
during typhoon Thelma.
Extensive damage was sustained to her shell plating,
rudder and propeller,
with some tanks and the engine and boiler rooms being flooded.
After being refloated on January 27, the Manhatten
was declared a CTL and sold to Chinese shipbreakers.