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Title: GRANDE AMERICA on fire in Bay of Biscay
Post by: Robert J Smith on March 11, 2019, 01:24:50 pm
https://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/272880/italian-conro-ship-catches-fire-off-france-27-people-evacuated/


Title: Re: GRANDE AMERICA on fire in Bay of Biscay
Post by: Pilot Frans on March 11, 2019, 05:27:38 pm
And an other one on fire fire from containers....
After APL Vancounver, Yantian Express, MSC Daniella, Maersk Honam, MSC Famina ,Hyundai Fortune.

A hot topic for the cause.
 


Title: Re: GRANDE AMERICA on fire in Bay of Biscay
Post by: coasterwatcher on March 11, 2019, 09:14:14 pm
Also here:

https://www.savetheroyalnavy.org/hms-argyll-rescues-all-27-crew-from-blazing-ship-in-bay-of-biscay/


Title: Re: GRANDE AMERICA on fire in Bay of Biscay
Post by: Cedric Hacke on March 12, 2019, 09:00:24 am
Gcaptain also has some pictures of the ship in daylight. Seems like she has developed a sizable list.

https://gcaptain.com/royal-navy-rescues-27-from-cargo-ship-on-fire-in-bay-of-biscay/


Title: Re: GRANDE AMERICA on fire in Bay of Biscay
Post by: rgr004 on March 12, 2019, 05:30:18 pm
Grande America is now on the bottom of the ocean, she sank at 1526 lt.


Title: Re: GRANDE AMERICA on fire in Bay of Biscay
Post by: Cedric Hacke on March 12, 2019, 05:34:33 pm
Yes indeed. Gcaptain again has more info.

https://gcaptain.com/burning-conro-grande-america-sinks-in-bay-of-biscay/


Title: Re: GRANDE AMERICA on fire in Bay of Biscay
Post by: balticpirat on March 14, 2019, 07:41:41 pm
she and here Sisters are known as vsls with very low stability.if she is filled up with lot of water by firefigthers,of Course she will capsise. my opinion it was mistake by salvage tug. :'(