Thursday, November 1, 2012
Vietnamese cargo ship goes down off Sri Lanka, four missing
Four crewmembers are missing from the Saigon Queen, a Vietnamese cargo vessel that sank off Sri Lanka on Wednesday, according to the Vietnam Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre.
The ship, which had 22 crewmembers on board, was loaded with timber and on the way from Myanmar to India when it went down in a storm in Sri Lankan waters. 19 crewmembers were rescued.
Captain Nguyen Minh Luan, 51, is one of the missing.
For more of the Bangkok Post story: bangkokpost.com
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