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Giuseppe Giuletti

Name
Giuseppe Giuletti
Accident date
01/04/1972
Location
Portugal
Accident area
Cape St. Vincent, Portugal
Spill area
Offshore
Cause of spill
Structural damage
Quantity transported
15 506 tonnes of diesel and 3 225 tonnes of fuel oil
Nature of pollutant
diesel and fuel oil
Ship / structure type
Tanker
Built date
1954
Flag
Italian

The tanker Giuseppe Giuletti was travelling from Sardinia to Lisbon when it was abandoned by its crew following the flooding of the machine room.

The 28 crew members were rescued by the motor boat Kathe Bros. The tanker sank off Cape St. Vincent a few hours later, spilling 26,000 tonnes of diesel and fuel oil into the sea.

Source:

- HOOKE, Norman, 1997, Maritime Casualties 1963-1996, second edition, LLP Limited, Londres

Last update: 02/06/2011