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SHIP NAME: Ventura KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
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Abandoned by crew prev 15 Jun 2000 Small section of vessel sighted afloat in 05 39.2 N 80 43 E 15 Jun drifting easterly off Dondra Head Rptd 03 Jul that aft section, in tow as deadship, aground off Mumbai Still aground 22 Jan 2001. May tilt during 2001 monsoon season.


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Stranding off Dondra Head. StV flag.


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Times Shipping Journal has an entirely different story. Says a "powerful bomb planted on her decks by the Liberation Tiger of Tamil crippled her forever. Attemp to tow her to Alang failed when the tow line broke. The tug pulling her cast off and disappeared. Indian coast guard rescued crew. Ship went aground, Story is about how she is being cut up in place. The deadweights match exactly so it is clearly the same ship.