Blythe Star II; P_Sle_15_11B


Maritime Museum of Tasmania


Blythe Star II

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MV Blythe Star II formerly Tandik, underway Yarra River Victoria, freighter built by Ateliers Ducheans and Bossiere at Le Havre France for Rederi A/S Orion of Drammen Norway in 1955, purchased by the Bass Strait Shipping Company in 1960, the vessel capsized and sank off South West Cape Tasmania in 1974, the crew of ten drifted east in a lifeboat and were found at Deep Glen Bay on the south east coast, three of the crew died from injury and hypothermia.


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