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SHIP NAME: Yusup K KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source IMO_HNS
type A
volume 0
material naptha
dead 0
link http://folk.uio.nor/erikro/WWW/HNS/INF-2.pdf

Tanker lost power and drifted in heavy seas. Vessel drifted toward Scottish mainland before being towed to safety.


source UNK
type A
volume N
material
dead 0
link

Yusup K lost it engines and steering the night of 12 Oct in the Pentland Firth, 5 miles off Holburn Head, Scotland. Three of the 26 Georgian crewmembers were airlifted from the ship by a British Sea King helicopter. Weather conditions included a Beaufort 8 gale. The ship was taken in tow early 13 Oct, after initially being stopped from drifting by a tug from Thurso, Scotland. The Yusup K was carrying 9,600 tons of naptha from western England to Teesport.


source CTX
type D
volume N
material
dead 0
link

Maybe some kind of ER fire? IMO_HNS says ship had 9500t naptha on board.