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January 22, 1993 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A supertanker laden with 78 million gallons of crude, ablaze after a collision with another ship, began spilling oil Thursday into the sea off the northwestern tip of Indonesia, shipping officials said. The 254,000-ton Maersk Navigator was drifting after its 24-person crew abandoned the tanker in the Andaman Sea near the northern entrance to the Strait of Malacca between Malaysia and the Indonesian island of Sumatra, said a statement from the ship's agents, A. P. Moller Singapore PTE. Ltd.
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June 30, 2000 | Times Wire Services
Hundreds of refugees fleeing religious fighting in the Molucca Islands were feared drowned Thursday after their overloaded ship sank without a trace in stormy waters off eastern Indonesia. Radio contact with the vessel, carrying nearly 500 passengers and crew, was lost after its captain radioed that it was fast taking on water during a violent storm, the National Search and Rescue Agency said. "There are four ships searching, but they have found no sign of the vessel," said Col.
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June 30, 2000 | Times Wire Services
Hundreds of refugees fleeing religious fighting in the Molucca Islands were feared drowned Thursday after their overloaded ship sank without a trace in stormy waters off eastern Indonesia. Radio contact with the vessel, carrying nearly 500 passengers and crew, was lost after its captain radioed that it was fast taking on water during a violent storm, the National Search and Rescue Agency said. "There are four ships searching, but they have found no sign of the vessel," said Col.
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January 21, 1996 | From Associated Press
High waves and strong winds hampered the search Saturday for survivors of a ferry that sank in a storm off the northern Indonesian island of Sumatra. More than 130 people were missing, and 54 were confirmed dead. Thirty-nine people were found alive, including an unidentified American woman who worked for the aid group Save the Children and a 6-year-old child who had been drifting about an hour in rough seas.
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January 21, 1996 | From Associated Press
High waves and strong winds hampered the search Saturday for survivors of a ferry that sank in a storm off the northern Indonesian island of Sumatra. More than 130 people were missing, and 54 were confirmed dead. Thirty-nine people were found alive, including an unidentified American woman who worked for the aid group Save the Children and a 6-year-old child who had been drifting about an hour in rough seas.
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January 22, 1993 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A supertanker laden with 78 million gallons of crude, ablaze after a collision with another ship, began spilling oil Thursday into the sea off the northwestern tip of Indonesia, shipping officials said. The 254,000-ton Maersk Navigator was drifting after its 24-person crew abandoned the tanker in the Andaman Sea near the northern entrance to the Strait of Malacca between Malaysia and the Indonesian island of Sumatra, said a statement from the ship's agents, A. P. Moller Singapore PTE. Ltd.
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