Cargo Ship Sinks

All 20 sailors rescued from sinking ship off Mumbai coast

Oneindia | Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:36:42 -0700

There were a total of 20 Indian crewmen on the vessel, which had left Mumbai port on Sunday with a cargo of 1,900 tonnes of iron pellets. Early Monday, the vessel broke anchor near Revdanda and started drifting due to the inclement weather, rough sea, ...


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France memorial honors Japanese killed in sinking of WWI cargo ship

The Japan Times | Wed, 16 Jul 2014 05:22:30 -0700

BREST, FRANCE – A memorial service for the crew of a Japanese commercial cargo ship killed during World War I in a German submarine attack in French waters was held Wednesday in Brest, northwestern France. Five members of the crew died and two ...

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Millions of Lego pieces swept from cargo ship in 1997 still washing up on ...

Exeter Express and Echo | Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:37:30 -0700

... in 1997 when massive waves rocked the Tokio Express cargo ship off the coast of Cornwall. About five million Lego pieces were thrown overboard - including miniature cutlasses, flippers, spear guns and fish. But instead of sinking to the bottom of ...

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Ship sinks off China

TradeWinds | Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:45:00 -0700

But the Chinese coast guard said it started dragging its anchor in Typhoon Matmo on 23 July. It drifted on to rocks and its 17 Indian crew members were taken off the ship by helicopters. The IMO's Equasis database lists the vessel as managed by ...


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