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Online Isabelle Prondzynski

The Beirut explosion and the ships affected by it
« on: Aug 07, 2020, 10:22 PM »
The most visible victim of the Beirut explosion is the Orient Queen, which suffered massive damage and finally capsised :


The Ex Aberdeen-Orkney/Shetland ferry Hascosay was also hit in Beirut. She had become a livestock carrier by the name of Abou Karim 1 :

https://www.marinetraffic.com/en/photos/picture/ships_id/352818/450450000


Online Isabelle Prondzynski

Re: The Beirut explosion and the ships affected by it
« Reply #1 on: Aug 07, 2020, 10:42 PM »
Here is an excellent article from the BBC (thank you, Lynda!), showing the Orient Queen :

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-53680772

 

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