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SHIP NAME: Memed Abashidze KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source Japan FSA
type A
volume
material
dead 3
link

Nos 3,4,5 holds flooded and presumed to have foundered. Steel loaded.

Reported taking water in cargo holds 3, 4, and 5 and sinking in lat 11.15N, long 110 18E, Dec 23 95. Crew abandoned ship. Loaded steel bars, soda ash.


source Vung Tau Port Authority
type A
volume 500t
material
dead
link

The collision between two tankers at coordinates 10.16.13N,109,41.15E. The Memed Abashizqa [sic] tanker was sank. Spill volume 500t, FO and FO. Has date 1995-12-23.


source CTX
type A
volume
material
dead 3
link

Vietnamese source claims collision, Japan FSA says hull failure. No idea whose right, but ship was not a tanker.