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Marine Casualty Report: Tankership Pureto Rican O.N. 535000, Explosion and Fire in the Pacific Ocean, on 31 October 1984 with Loss of Life, U.S. Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation Report and Commandant's Action

United States. Department of Transportation. United States Coast Guard

Published by United States Coast Guard, Washington, DC, 1985
Condition: Good. No dust jacket. Soft cover
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Includes: illustrations, diagrams. 117, [3] pages). U.S. Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation Report and Commandant's Action, Report No. USGC 16732/0003 HQS 84. On October 31, 1984 the tankership Puerto Rican suffered explosions and fire in number 6 center void space and the adjacent wing cargo tanks. The hull of the vessel was damaged to the extent that it broke in two and the stern section sank. The pilot and one crew member were thrown overboard and injured. One other crew member was thrown overboard and remained missing and was presumed dead. The cause could not be established with certainty, but may have been the failure to repair a gouge. Bookseller Inventory # 65886

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Title: Marine Casualty Report: Tankership Pureto ...

Publisher: United States Coast Guard, Washington, DC

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Wraps

Book Condition: Good. No dust jacket.

Edition: Presumed first edition/first printing.

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