Nine crew members were reported missing and 13 reported rescued.
The bulk carrier had been bound for Japan from Brazil
when it reported that it was taking on water
at around lat 32.31S, long 26.19W.
One Sep 13, the bulk Aldebaran rescued 13 crew members
of bulk Kamikawa Maru, which had sunk in the South Atlantic Ocean
1100 miles ESE of Rio de Janeiro.
The rescue operation was done under difficult conditions
as the winds were gale force 8 in the area,