Turkish research vessel grounded, sank
Turkish research vessel ARAMA I grounded on Aug 19 or 20 on Turkish coast rocks near Arsuz, southern Anatolia, in Gulf of Iskenderun, eastern Med. Hull said to be breached, engine room and other compartments, including laboratiories, flooded. No other information available at the moment. On a photo partially submerged ARAMA I resting on bottom of rocky coast.
Research ship ARAMA I, IMO 9711004, GT 294, built 2014, flag Turkey.