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Container Ship Carrying U.S. Arms to FSA Rebels in Syria “Splits an’ Sinks”
http://shariaunveiled.wordpress.com ^ | June 21,2013 | Sharia Unveiled

Posted on 06/23/2013 3:22:46 PM PDT by Lazamataz

‘A large fleet container ship named the “Mol Comfort” was carrying weapons from the U.S. to the FSA Rebels in Syria when it suddenly split in half in the Indian Ocean and sank, as it was making its way from Singapore to Jeddah. On board were 4,500 containers loaded with U.S. arms for the Syrian rebels.’

The cause for this sudden accident is still being reported publicly as “unknown.”

As more news becomes available from Syria, it will be reported here.

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TOPICS: Conspiracy; UFO's; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: articleincorrect; syria
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Russians sure are sneaky.
1 posted on 06/23/2013 3:22:46 PM PDT by Lazamataz
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To: Lazamataz

Just when you thought there was no good news in the world.

Pray for America to Wake up


2 posted on 06/23/2013 3:25:15 PM PDT by bray (Stop tolerating beheading!)
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To: Lazamataz

I seriously doubt arms bound for Syria would be shipped on a US flagged vessel.


3 posted on 06/23/2013 3:26:01 PM PDT by pierrem15 (Claudius: "Let all the poisons that lurk in the mud hatch out.")
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To: Lazamataz

Russians? Or Iranians?


4 posted on 06/23/2013 3:26:04 PM PDT by expat2
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To: Lazamataz

Hahaha my favorite story of the month!

McCain must have performed those background checks on the Syrian “rebels” and decided they shouldn’t have guns that hold more than 7 rounds.


5 posted on 06/23/2013 3:27:22 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Lazamataz

6 posted on 06/23/2013 3:27:42 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: pierrem15

Bahamanian Flag.

Of course, the claim it was carrying arms for Syria is based on....absolutely nothing.

But hey, we don’t care whether something is true or not, we just care if it’s interesting!


7 posted on 06/23/2013 3:28:00 PM PDT by Strategerist
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To: Lazamataz

I’d rather see them at the bottom of the sea than in the hands of the subhuman, murderous moslems.


8 posted on 06/23/2013 3:28:07 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: Lazamataz

Aawww, Syrian Jihadist and Obama cry me a river.


9 posted on 06/23/2013 3:28:37 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Lazamataz

And the Russian submarine is named...


10 posted on 06/23/2013 3:28:40 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: Lazamataz
"A Singapore-bound merchant vessel from Jeddah split into two around 840 nautical miles off the coast here today"
11 posted on 06/23/2013 3:28:50 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Lazamataz

Torpedo?


12 posted on 06/23/2013 3:29:09 PM PDT by Fai Mao (Genius at Large)
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To: Lazamataz

USNavy sank it to prevent arming Al queda?


13 posted on 06/23/2013 3:29:23 PM PDT by PilotDave (No, really, you just can't make this stuff up!!!)
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To: Lazamataz

It is Allah’s will?


14 posted on 06/23/2013 3:29:24 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: Lazamataz

Container Ship Carrying U.S. Arms to FSA Rebels in Syria “Splits an’ Sinks”

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Well that’s a darn shame. Yessiree. Real too bad.


15 posted on 06/23/2013 3:29:28 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Lazamataz

Didn’t pass the BATF background checks.


16 posted on 06/23/2013 3:30:29 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: vladimir998
And the Russian submarine is named...

Bad weather and overloaded containers?

17 posted on 06/23/2013 3:30:37 PM PDT by Strategerist
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To: Lazamataz
The cause for this sudden accident is still being reported publicly as “unknown.”

Somebody by unknown a beer!

18 posted on 06/23/2013 3:31:14 PM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: Lazamataz

MOL = Muslims Out of Luck


19 posted on 06/23/2013 3:31:16 PM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: Lazamataz

Al Qaeda and Muslim Brotherhood are deeply saddened.

When I saw title I thought it may have been satire, glad to see it isn’t.


20 posted on 06/23/2013 3:31:19 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: Lazamataz

This may well cause a rift between al Qaeda and their White House enabler.


21 posted on 06/23/2013 3:31:36 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: dfwgator

bttt


22 posted on 06/23/2013 3:31:53 PM PDT by novemberslady
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To: Responsibility2nd

Yup, All choked up over this really...


23 posted on 06/23/2013 3:31:58 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Lazamataz

Well how about that.


24 posted on 06/23/2013 3:32:20 PM PDT by livius
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To: Lazamataz

...and I thought my boating accident with my firearms on board was bad...


25 posted on 06/23/2013 3:32:27 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: pierrem15

A Japanese (mainstream) shipper, Mitsui OSK Lines. Hopefully all hands are accounted for.


26 posted on 06/23/2013 3:32:47 PM PDT by llevrok (We are in a new Cold War. At home.)
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To: Lazamataz

Spark in the fuel tank! /s


27 posted on 06/23/2013 3:32:49 PM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (I remember when a President having an "enemies list" was a scandal. Now, they have a kill list.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Not only that, but all my guns were on that ship....darned shame.


28 posted on 06/23/2013 3:33:18 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Fai Mao

percussion from below? (like cracking an egg)


29 posted on 06/23/2013 3:33:40 PM PDT by llevrok (We are in a new Cold War. At home.)
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To: Lazamataz

It was a Russian and Filipino crew.

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/mumbai/Container-vessel-breaks-into-two-at-high-sea/articleshow/20640589.cms


30 posted on 06/23/2013 3:33:41 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: Norm Lenhart

And all my guns were on that ship as well....darn shame.


31 posted on 06/23/2013 3:34:53 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Lazamataz

Foreign flag vessel. Rather doubt 4,500 containers of arms and such. Judging by where the fractures occurred in the vessel, I suspect improper loading of containers on vessel. Actually most large vessels have some sort of fracturing in the mid-ship half length. Comes from flexing while vessel is hogging and sagging.

Gunner


32 posted on 06/23/2013 3:35:21 PM PDT by weps4ret (Republicans are suffering from Testicular Atrophy!!!)
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To: Lazamataz

Salvage opportunity for sneaky bastards who can’t find ammunition because HSA cornered the market.


33 posted on 06/23/2013 3:35:59 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: Lazamataz

No big deal. A replacement shipment is probably being loaded as we speak.


34 posted on 06/23/2013 3:36:05 PM PDT by South40
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To: Lazamataz

MOL is SOL


35 posted on 06/23/2013 3:36:24 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: llevrok

Likely extremely high waves that had a wavelength that exactly matched the length of the ship - the bow and stern got propped up by waves, with the center of the vessel out of the water, and it cracked.

So people do realize that there is precisely NO actual evidence there are any arms for Syria on this vessel?

Likely someone just saw the news of the incident and dramatic pictures and simply embellished the story.


36 posted on 06/23/2013 3:36:35 PM PDT by Strategerist
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To: Lazamataz

she’s still afloat, albeit in two sections

http://shipandbunker.com/news/world/671309-update-mol-comfort-still-afloat-after-breaking-in-two


37 posted on 06/23/2013 3:37:05 PM PDT by llevrok (We are in a new Cold War. At home.)
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To: Lazamataz

More of your Tax Dollars Pissed away.


38 posted on 06/23/2013 3:37:14 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: Lazamataz
Looks like they calculated wrong when designing the bending moment arm on that vessel. She looks like she got high centered between two wave and split apart.

But the actual news story is somewhat different than the complete changes and falsehoods presented in the story for this thread.

Merchant vessel 'Mol Comfort' splits into two off Mumbai coast, crew rescued

A Singapore-bound merchant vessel from Jeddah split into two around 840 nautical miles off the coast here today causing oil spill even as all the crew members were rescued, Coast Guard officials said.

'Mol Comfort', the 316-m-long vessel was carrying 4,500 containers from Saudi Arabia, they said.

"The vessel hull broke into two off the Mumbai coast and the crew members were rescued from the ship in two life rafts and a life boat," a Coast Guard official said.

The cause behind the incident was yet to be ascertained. It was also not known what the ship was transporting.

The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue operation and all the 26 members of the crew--- 12 Russians and 14 Filipinos-- were rescued.

The officials said that the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre, Mumbai diverted three ships - MV Hanjin Bejing, MV Zim India and MV Yantian Express, which were travelling nearby, for the rescue operation.

The rescued crew members are being sent to Colombo, they said.

The ship was traveling to Singapore from Jeddah. Not to Syria to arm the rebels.

Also, it did not sink. The two pieces are adrift and they are planning to take them in tow.

This is according to Lloyds listings:

Lloyds Loading List lunchtime report...

A Mitsui OSK Lines boxship reported sunk yesterday is apparently still afloat, having broken in two on high seas some 200 miles from Yemen, according to an Indian Coast Guard official.

Many of the 4,372 boxes on board MOL Comfort remain on the split vessel, although some have fallen in the sea, according to Mumbai operations unit commandant Rama Rao.

Rao said MOL-owned car carrier Sanderling Ace was at the site monitoring the situation but that the seas were still too high, with swells of 5 m-6 m, to determine the extent of any fuel oil spill.

MOL has now confirmed that the ship’s fore and aft sections have separated. The fore part of the hull is drifting at around 013º00´N, 60º40´E, and the aft part is some 19 miles southwest of it.

“Both parts of the ship are laden with containers and drifting in an east-northeast direction. We are also arranging tugboats to tow both parts,” MOL said in a statement.

It said it was seeking to confirm details of containers lost overboard or damaged during the incident.

The 2008-built, 8,110 teu MOL Comfort, owned and operated by MOL on Loop 1 of the G6 alliance’s Asia-north Europe service, was sailing from Singapore to Jeddah at about 0700 hrs local time when the casualty occurred at 012° 33´N, 59° 46´E.

Water pouring into the hold forced the 26 crew to take to the lifeboats. All were rescued by the 2002-built, 7,506 teu containership Yantian Express, owned by Hapag Lloyd and bound for Colombo.

Rao said that having been alerted by Singapore-based MOL’s operations division yesterday, the coastguard diverted ships to the site of the casualty, more than 800 miles west of Mumbai.

He said it was fortunate for the crew that the casualty happened near a busy shipping lane, allowing them to be rescued quickly.

According to Lloyd’s List Intelligence, the Bahamas-flagged, 86,692 gt containership was built in Japan by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Nagasaki.

The vessel’s P&I insurance is covered by Japan Shipowners Mutual Protection and it is classed by Japan-based ClassNK.

Responding to questions from sister publication Lloyd’s List, the classification society issued a brief statement, saying it had “set up an investigation team in Tokyo and is working on the incident. The details are yet to be known to us”.

39 posted on 06/23/2013 3:37:50 PM PDT by Jeff Head
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They need to double up on that next shipment of fail. And better send The Skipper and Gilligan along on board to be sure it gets there safe next time.


40 posted on 06/23/2013 3:40:03 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Lazamataz

Kinda like TWA Flight 800 except the shot was horizontal instead of vertical?


41 posted on 06/23/2013 3:41:32 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: katana

“MOL = Muslims Out of Luck”

MOL is also known as Mistui OSK Lines.


42 posted on 06/23/2013 3:42:00 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (IÂ’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: carriage_hill

“bottom of the sea”

So bo lost his guns at the bottom of a lake, too???


43 posted on 06/23/2013 3:43:01 PM PDT by Scrambler Bob ( Concerning bo -- that refers to the president. If I capitalize it, I mean the dog.)
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To: Lazamataz

>>> BUZZ KILLER WARNING <<<

Free Republic Detective Freepersup answering roll call- Here! Per the video news report: last intended voyage of 3rd largest container ship. Container contents are unknown. I repeat: container contents are unknown. This ship breakup isn’t unlike a fire fighting aircraft coming apart owing to a lifetime of stress. Need a BS meter on scene STAT. DEBKA? is that you DEBKA?


44 posted on 06/23/2013 3:43:06 PM PDT by freepersup (Patrolling the waters off Free Republic one dhow at a time.)
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To: Lazamataz

If true this is definitely a center fuel tank explosion. I wonder if any AC units were under the CFT?


45 posted on 06/23/2013 3:45:15 PM PDT by TBall
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It said it was seeking to confirm details of containers lost overboard or damaged during the incident.

Would it be too much to ask that 1000 containers of pork rinds wash up in Somalia?

46 posted on 06/23/2013 3:46:48 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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Good for them if they did.


47 posted on 06/23/2013 3:48:47 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Lazamataz

Maybe more like the hand of God.


48 posted on 06/23/2013 3:50:14 PM PDT by DeWalt
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To: Lazamataz

Another fast and furious scam down the drain. Obama is doing his best to arm the bad guys, and things keep going wrong.


49 posted on 06/23/2013 3:51:27 PM PDT by pallis
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LOL! Was that ship named the SS FreeRepublic?


50 posted on 06/23/2013 3:51:28 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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