A Cape Town Cape Town Shipwreck tagged image from photographer – coda as published on Flickr.
BOS 400 shipwreck
Image by coda
The BOS 400, a French Derrick/Lay Barge that ran aground while being towed by the Russian tugboat Tigr on June 26, 1994. The tow-rope broke loose during a storm and causing the vessel to run aground off Duiker Point.
The Tigr was chartered to tow the BOS 400 from Pointe-Noire in the Republic of Congo to Cape Town, South Africa.
Despite several towage attempts, the shipwreck was considered a total loss as salvors were able to recover little from the wreck.
The helipad at the stern of the vessel collapsed in September 2010.
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