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SHIP NAME: Vasso KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source Japan FSA
type D
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dead 0
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No 1 hold flooded and sank. Ore loaded.

Developed crack in hull plating in No 1 hold and took water 152 miles south of Durban on Apr 4, 1991. Abandoned and sank same day.


source SSY
type D
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material
dead 0
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Hull plating cracked on iron ore voyage from Saldanha Bay and sank off Durban.


source CTX
type C
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dead
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Ship had loaded iron ore Saldanha Bay for China. Sounds like side shell.