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SHIP NAME: Iolcos Victory KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 4
source IACS
type D
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dead 5
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Foundered 107 miles S of Cape St Francis in lat 35.57S, long 24.38E on 14/9/96 after holds flooded in heavy weather. 20 rescued, 5 dead. Nos 1, 2, and 3 holds flooded. Ore loaded.


source Woinin
type D
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dead 5
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1996-Sep.9. Capesize bulker IOLCOS VICTORY, Cyprus, 74278grt, 132597dwt, loaded with iron ore from Tubarao to Singapore, sank one hour and twenty minutes after the crew ascertained the flooding of forward holds during bad weather off South Africa. Most crewmembers are saved by a fishing boat, but 5 died.


source SSY
type D
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dead
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Sank off S Africa whilst laden with iron ore on voyage from Brazil to China.


source CTX
type D
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dead 5
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Weather could notwhave been that bad if 20 rescued by fishing boat.