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04 November 2006

Jolly Rubino

This photo was taken from the Cape St Lucia lighthouse.
The vessel is the Jolly Rubino. It ran aground in Sep 2002. It was about 20 miles off RichardsBay when a fire started on board . The crew were airlifted, and the vessel continued to float - still alight - for a couple of days, before settling on a sand bank in the surf north of the St Lucia lighthouse.
(Info supplied by Willem de Waal)