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( Photo thanks to Giancarlo Baudoino, he was on board in 1974 as A.B. trip : Khargh Island - San Croix )
Name: Atlantic Sun
IMO No: 7389376
Status: 1981-Atlanticos; 1986-Total Loss in Iran-lrak-War; ?: Scrapped als Ticos
Builder: Kockums Mekaniska Verkstads AB., Malmö, Sweden (542)
Owner: Sun Overseas Tpt., Ltd.
Engine Type: Steam Turbines 23872 kW
The Miramar Ship Index for "ATLANTIC SUN"
1981 ATLANTICOS - 1986 TICOS
20/03/1986 Struck by an Iraqi Exocet missile whilst anchored in ballast off Kharg Island,
set on fire & severely damaged. Towed to Dubai and sold as a CTL,
arrived Kaohsiung in tow for scrap ( By Chi Shun Hua Steel )