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Author Topic: GRANDE AMERICA on fire in Bay of Biscay  (Read 2867 times)
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« on: March 11, 2019, 01:24:50 pm »

https://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/272880/italian-conro-ship-catches-fire-off-france-27-people-evacuated/
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« Reply #1 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.

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« Reply #2 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/
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« Reply #3 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/
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« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2019, 05:30:18 pm »

Grande America is now on the bottom of the ocean, she sank at 1526 lt.
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« Reply #5 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/
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« Reply #6 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. Cry
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