Owen Fitzgerald - Remembering the Kurdistan

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On March 15, 1979 the Kurdistan, loaded with 30-thousand tons of bunker C, started leaking oil about 50-miles northeast of Sydney. It had been heading to Point Tupper when it started to crack. 41 crew were rescued and the boat split in two.

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