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Indonesiskt landstigningsfartyg sjönk i Javasjön


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Indonesian Navy Medium Landing Ship (LSM) KRI TELUK JAKARTA-541 sank in Java sea northeast of Kangean island, eastern Java, in the morning Jul 14. The ship was caught in rough weather while on logistics duty, understood bow ramp integrity was compromised with ensuing water ingress. All 55 people on board were rescued.

 

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The KRI Teluk Jakarta sank on Tuesday morning in the Java Sea, off the east coast of Kangean Island. The landing ship was carrying out logistical duties at the time of its sinking.

First Admiral Mohammad Zaenal, head of the Indonesian Naval Information Service, confirmed the sinking to Tirto. He stated that the KRI Teluk Jakarta had sprung leaks before sinking in waters 90 meters deep at 9 AM local time. Waves in the area are estimated to have been between 2.5 and 4 meters in height at the time of the Teluk Jakarta’s sinking.

 

 

Indonesian Landing Ship KRI Teluk Jakarta Sinks

 

18 st landstigningsfartyg av Frosch klassen byggdes på Peenewerft i Östtyskland under slutet av 70-talet och 12 st av dessa överfördes till den indonesiska marinen 1993-95. Ytterligare två fartyg av Frosch II-klass överfördes senare. Ett av fartygen skadades av överbrytande sjö på Biscayabukten under överföringen 1994 men reparerades. 2013 sjönk ett annat fartyg av klassen efter att ha kolliderat med en betongpollare. Ytterligare ett användes som målfartyg och sjönk 2012. 

 

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