No 5 hold flooded.
dob = 1978.
Reported in lat 36.07N, long 50.03W, Dec 1, 1995
with water in hold, broken deck, and water in two ballast tanks.
Weather gale to severe gale.
19951201. Bulker Mount Olympus, 33186 gt, built 1969,
abandoned by her crew after a 17 m long crack
developed in her deck.
The ship was sailing in ballast
in mid-Atlantic from Ravenna to Norfolk.
We may have the wrong ship.
Big discrepancy in date of build.
If the 1978 date is correct,
the IMO is probably 7806805
in which case she survived and was later known as the Cape Athos.
30 man crew was rescued by helicopter from Canadian naval vessel
Calgary, which hovered for a total of four hours
to do the job.
The weather could not have been that bad.