Shiv Sagar Lost

Shiv Sagar Lost

The 65 meter long freighter Shiv Sagar was reported lost in the Gulf of Aden near the coast of Dhofar, Oman.  The vessel was heading for Salalahwhen it encountered strong winds and rough seas.   Reports state the vessel capsized and sank.  The vessel was able to make a distress call alerting the Oman Coast Guard.   The Coast Guard was able to rescue six crewmen. Four crewmen bodies were recovered with another five men still reported as missing.   The rescued men were taken to hospital and later transferred to a police station.  The crew reported that the vessel sank quickly allowing no time to prepare the lifeboats.

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