Coastal freighter Stella sank in Aegean sea, Captain missing
Coastal freighter Stella issued distress signal on Nov 2 13, vessel was some 19 nautical miles west of Karpathos Island, Greece, Aegean sea. Vessel with 6 crew on board was ballasting from Aliaga Turkey to Cyprus. 5 crew were rescued from a life boat, captain is missing, all crew is believed to be Georgian. 5 rescued are safe and sound. Reason of the sinking unknown.
General cargo vessel Stella, IMO 6727296, dwt 284, built 1967, flag Sierra Leone.