Pirates kill Briton in ship raid
Monday 14 December 1992
The 2,854-ton vessel was en route to Singapore with a cargo of Australian mining equipment when the attack happened. The ship's other crew members, eight Filipinos and a Spaniard, escaped the pirates by hiding in various parts of the ship.
Passing ship's which monitored the Baltimar Zephir's SOS call refused to sail to its rescue saying they too were defenceless against the pirates.
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