Name OUOLOF
Type Dry Cargo
Year 1948
GRT 1586
Engines Motor (aft)
Builder GOOLE SHIPBUILDING & REPAIRING CO. LTD.
At GOOLE
Launch date 26-04-1948
Yard number 462
Owners Cie. de Navigation Paquet, Marseille
History 1965 Cie. Senegalaise de Navigation, Dakar. 1968 APOLLO, King Line, Panama. 1976 GOLDEN HILL, Guan Guan Shipping, Malaysia. 1979 HAI HONG, Rosewell Maritime, Panama
She arrived off Port Kelang on November 9th 1978 with 2,500 Vietnamese refugees on board after two weeks at sea, and for about four weeks the Malaysian authorities would not allow any food, water or medicines on board, neither would they allow anyone ashore. Only after the international community agreed to intervene directly were they eventually delivered from their plight.
Fate Sank on 5 May 1981 while laid up at Pulau Babi, Port Kelang 20.58N 101.23E.

 

and at Dakar

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