Freighter capsized and sank after collision with another freighter, Japan
General cargo vessel YAMATO MARU NO.8, loaded with gravel, collided with general cargo vessel HOSHO MARU at around 1145 LT July 15 in Inner Japan Sea, some 2 nm off Ueshima island, Hyogo Prefecture. YAMATO MARU NO.8 capsized and sank, of three crew one went missing, one died in a hospital, one was slightly injured. On a photo sinking YAMATO MARU NO.8 with HOSHO MARU at background, presumably without serious damages.
General cargo vessel YAMATO MARU NO.8, IMO 8815372, dwt 600, built 1989, flag Japan.
General cargo vessel HOSHO MARU, IMO 8742630, dwt 1630, built 2008, flag Japan.