The 33 meter long, 284 dwt freighter Stella sank in the Aegean Sea off Karpathos Island, Greece. The Stella was en route to Cyprus from Aliaga, Turkey in ballast when the vessel began to sink. The crew sent out a distress call before escaping into the vessel’s liferaft. Five of the 6 crew on board were later rescued. The master of the vessel was not with the crew and is still reported as missing. The cause of the sinking was not known.
- Captain Missing After Cargo Ship Sinks in Aegean Sea (gcaptain.com)