Caught in heavy swell off Gibraltar,
abandoned by crew due to ingress of water.
and sank in April 92.
All crew safely rescued.
E/R flooded and subsequently broken in two and sank.
Engine room flooded in heavy seas on iron ore voyage
from Brazil to Spain.
Broke in two and sank.
Bulker KARADENIZ S, built 1969, breaks in two off Gibraltar.
Engine room flooded in lat 36.14N, long 12.36W on 30/3/92
in heavy swell and abandoned by crew;
subsequently broke in two
and both parts sank in lat 35.57N,long 11.40W on 1/4/92.
Weather probably not that bad
if everybody rescued.
No cause info.
Assuming for now some sort of hull failure.
ER flooding, however caused, should not result in breaking in two.