Container ship MANOA lost containers off San Francisco
Container ship MANOA reportedly lost some 12 empty containers 8 miles outside Golden Gates at around 2300 LT Dec 11, leaving Oakland, San Francisco Bay. Vessel was maneuvering to disembark pilot in rough seas, and put broadside open to swell. Several containers were washed overboard. Containers are reported to remain afloat, one was already washed ashore. MANOA is en route to Seattle.