Struck by missiles, on fire, abandoned Oct 05 1987
off Larak Island, during Iran-Iraq hostilities
Fire subsequently extinguished
Towed in Nov 23.
On 5 October, the Iraqis conducted their longest range operation
of the war so far, when they struck Hormuz,
damaging the tankers Seawise Giant, Shining Star and World Admiral.
Bomb, fixed wing.
This was the 2nd time the Shining Star had been hit.