Steve's Marine Disaster Pages


This vessel, the "KARAYA SANTOSA" had nothing going for it when this happened in September 1999. A fire in the cargo holds, followed swiftly by stranding. This picture is one of the best I've found that gives a real impression of the sheer terror of a fire at sea.


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