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SHIP NAME: Orient Pioneer KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 5
source Woinin
type A
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material
dead 0
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1990-May Bulker ORIENT PIONNEER, 108503 dwt, 19 years old, suffers structural failure with an hold flooded


source SOS
type A
volume
material
dead 0
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Took water via damaged duct keel. Crew abandoned ship and rescued. Vessel later sank. Indian Ocean.


source SSY
type A
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dead 0
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Damaged in heavy weather carrying iron ore from Brazil to Taiwan. Sank in Indian ocean.


source Japan FSA
type A
volume
material
dead 0
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Flooding in cargo holds through fractured duct keel and twisted upper deck. Founderd in Jan 90.

Unknown hold flooded and sank. Ore loaded.


source CTX
type C
volume
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dead 0
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Most sources agree the date was January, 1990. SN poster says sinking occured at 17.57S,76.09E.