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Vessel ID: 530030073
Vessel Abstract: Later named NIKITAS F Former Bank Line vessel. As NIKITAS F Detained for 8 days in Vietnam in 1979 because stowaway refugees seeking to escape were found in the ship's engine room. The Chief Engineer was forced to confess to people smuggling and the ships' Greek owners were also fined.

Source: New Zealand Marine News 1980 Volume 30 Number 3   Pages 118-120 ( Reference ID 3003054 )
Article Title:For The Record: WAIMATE
Article Abstract:Other authors are: A Cresswell, W Matravers and R J McDougall. A compilation of short bulletins about the activities of a variety of vessels. Reported activities include incidents involving boat people, selling and renaming of vessels, sinkings and vessels sent to demolition.


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