Johan Collett

toerag
2nd August 2005, 12:25
Another one I'd like info for:-
Name JOHAN COLLETT
Type MOTOR GENERAL CARGO
NORWEGIAN
Length=78.6metres Beam=12.5metres Draught=6.8metres
Tonnage 1966 Gross
Cargo ZINC ORE
Date Sunk 06/12/1963
Circumstances of Loss
**BUILT IN 1956 BY P LINDENAU OF KEIL. OWNED AT TIME OF LOSS BY A COLLETT. LISTED HEAVILY WHEN CARGO SHIFTED. CREW OF 25 RESCUED. TAKEN IN TOW BY M TUG ‘ABEILLE NO 10’, THE CARGO HOLED THE VESSEL WHICH SANK IN A MATTER OF MINUTES. PASSAGE SANT’ ANTIOCO, SARDINIA, TO GHENT. CARGO ZINC ORE.
Charted position is 49-39N 3-00W, but the wreck isn't there.