General cargo vessel HA TIEN 1 sank or sinking off Da Nang
General cargo vessel HA TIEN 1 issued distress signal at 1830 Hanoi tome Feb 20, reporting flooded engine room and sinking in stormy weather in position 16 39N 107 56E, 38 nm north of Da Nang, Vietnam, South China sea. At 2040 Master reported crew abandoning sinking vessel. Rescue ship was at distress site at 2155 and rescued all 20 crew, which were disembarked in Da Nang. Condition of HA TIEN 1 unknown.