Posted by https://www.yachtcharter-phuket.com on August 07, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Expeditionary Mega Yacht for announced price of $ 5,500,000, currently in Thailand, Phuket. On August 7, in the early morning, a 185-foot expeditionary mega yacht Lady D, was engulfed in fire at AOPO Grand Marina on the island of Phuket.
Phuket News reports that the team and captain while accident were out of Thailand. At the moment, only one person was supporting the yacht.
The ignition took place at about 8 a.m. About the fire, to security officers were reported at 8:25. And also call to the police.
First ainformation : the fire was started in the stern, and he tried to extinguish using fire extinguishers, but the fire spread quickly.
Arriving at the scene, firefighters found that the ship was parked at the farthest berth and was out of reach for fire engines.According to The Nation, the officers ordered to cut the ropes so that the fire did not spread to the boats standing nearby.
Police representative are in contact with yacht captain -Ted Blenkers, canadian national.
The Chief of Talang police informed that recently a yacht, returned from to the island of Langkawi in Malaysia. The fuel tanks of the yacht contain about 100 tons of diesel fuel.
The fire department was unable to control the fire and for general safety 55 meter vessel was towed out from AOPO Grand Marina, to the near by bay of small island- Koh Tanana. The fire is almost out, and yacht looks completely destroyed.
At that moment no one was hurt. The fire also did not cause any harm to other yachts moored in the yacht parking.
The governor of Phuket, Phakaphong Tavipatana and the head of the Talang region, Adul Chuthong, on the territory of which there was a fire of the yacht, personally monitor the operations, and consider the incident very serious.
The police and firefighters must determine the cause of the fire of the yacht.
in 1976, as an ocean tug for the US Coast Guard.
In 1990, converted into a motor expeditionary ocean yacht, it could comfortably accommodate 14 guests in 7 cabins. In 2006, many systems and enclosures were updated.
Previous yacht names: from 1976 to 1987 “SALEM”, 1987 to 1989 “TORTUGA”, 1989 to 2007 “QUEST” 2007 to 2008 “LADY J”
from 2008 to the present “LADY D”
Photos of the entire yacht - https://geofflovettint.com/lady-d-55m-steel-expedition-motor-yacht/
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