MT RAGNY (OGCQ, LR 5289259)
Valmistunut/completed: 1951.3.22, Göteborg, AB Götaverken
17310 dwt, 6750 bhp, 164.82 x 20.15 x 9.22 m
1951.3.22: O.A.KNUDSEN, Hvalfangst A/S Suderøy, Haugesund, Norge.
1960: RAGNY, homeport Mariehamn. Rederi Ab Sally (Algot Johansson, Strandg. 7) Mariehamn. 1970.12.26 evening: enroute Freeport/Bahamas - Trondheim with product oil cargo broke in two behind the midships 600 nm east of Cape May in psn 38.48N / 60.58W. The forepart was sunk with six sailors. The other crew of 31 sailors were rescued by US Coast Guard Cutter ESCANABA (WHEC-64). The stern part sunk December 30 in psn 39.55 N 58.35 W. The lost sailors in the midships were: Master Georg Andersson, chief officer Reino Tarkka, chief engineer Herbert Kalm, steward Gunnar Gustafsson, OS Winston Barrington, messboy Markku Mahlamäki.
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