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SHIP NAME: Argosy KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source LMIU
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Struck by missiles, on fire May 14 1988 at Larak Island, during Iran-Iraq hostilities Fire extinguished May 15 Sustained heavy damage Subsequently renamed Sahar and taken to Gadani Beach, where arrived Oct 26 1991. To be broken up.


source NAVIAS
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volume 2
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Bomb from fixed wing. 2 missing.

The Cypriot tanker Argosy was off-loading oil from the world's largest tanker Seawise Giant, which was severely damaged, suffering 16 casualties amog the crew, and was later towed to Larak where she was found to be a CTL. The Argosy suffered two casualties and bomb damage in three places, but was repaired.


source CTX
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LMIU says missiles, but this raid used bombs. The Iraqi planes did not have the range to carry missiles this far.

Probably should bundle these casualties when we go to Version 3.0.