TAE GAK BONG (North Korea)

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D. v. Nieuwenhuijzen
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TAE GAK BONG (North Korea)

Post by D. v. Nieuwenhuijzen » Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:57 pm

Built in 1983 by Chongjin Shipyard for Ocean Maritime Management, Pyongyang.
General Cargo, Gt:6587, Dw:9854, Loa:130,95m. B:18,40m. Draft:8m. IMO.8729884, call sign HMBO.
15-05-2009 renamed DAE GAK BONG.

North Korean freighter Dae Gak Bong abandoned, no news on vessel or crew fate
Monday, December 17, 2012
North Korean general cargo vessel Dae(Tae) Gak Bong issued distress signal on Dec 9 12 in position 41-29N 131-02E, some 50 miles off North Korean coast, Japan sea. Disabled vessel was adrift after engine failure and total blackout. MRCC Vladivostok relayed information to North Korean authorities. Notices to Mariners on Dec 15 reported that the 24 crew left the vessel on a life raft. No other information as to the fate of crew or vessel available.

(North Korea 1994, 30 ch. StG.?)
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aukepalmhof
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Re: TAE GAK BONG (North Korea)

Post by aukepalmhof » Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:16 pm

Miramar gives that the vessel was lost on 09 December 2012, not any information on the crew.

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