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Re: Who sank the 'Stig'
Posted by: Jan-Olof (IP Logged)
Date: February 11, 2002 01:29PM

Thanks Theodor. The Swedish version of events is slightly different. It claims that the vessel (thanks to you we know it was R 47) passed the Stig at high speed, 20-25 knots, there was no impact. A few seconds later the Captain of the Stig noticed a cylindrical object that approached the Stig's starboard side, he could also see the wake. Shortly afterwards the Stig was hit by this object, holed and sunk.

A theory, could the Stig have been hit by a Paravane or some other kind of device that was being towed by R 47?

some other facts about the Stig for those that are interested:

Owner: Fiskeri AB Svea
Home port: Gothenburg
Insurance value: 125 000 Swedish Kronor

Regards Jan-Olof

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  Who sank the 'Stig' Jan-Olof 02/11/2002 11:41AM
  Re: Who sank the 'Stig' Theodor Dorgeist 02/11/2002 01:02PM
  Re: Who sank the 'Stig' Jan-Olof 02/11/2002 01:29PM

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