Photos & Videos released of El Faro

Posted by on Monday, January 4, 2016
The U.S. NTSB has released photos and videos of the sunken cargo ship El Faro, three months after it went down in the Atlantic Ocean.

El Faro was a United States-flagged, combination roll-on/roll-off and lift-on/lift-off cargo ship crewed by U.S. Merchant Mariners.

The ship was built in 1975 by Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. as Puerto Rico, the vessel was renamed Northern Lights in 1991, and finally, El Faro in 2006.

It was lost at sea with all hands on October 1, 2015, after losing propulsion during what was Hurricane Joaquin.
On its last voyage it carried a crew of 33 people.

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