MV Korean Star (1984)
The MV Korean Star was a bulk carrier, built in 1984, that was wrecked on 20 May 1988 near Cape Cuvier, Western Australia.
|Owner:||Green Spanker Shipping, S A|
|Port of registry:||Panama|
|Identification:||IMO number: 8313403|
|Fate:||Wrecked on 20 May 1988.|
|Length:||174 metres (571 ft)|
|Beam:||26 metres (85 ft)|
|Draft:||10.6 metres (35 ft)|
The Korean Star sailed from Hong Kong on 11 May 1988 in ballast with 19 crew aboard. While anchored off Cape Cuvier, she dragged her anchors as a result of cyclonic weather conditions associated with Cyclone Herbie and was wrecked on 20 May 1988.
The vessel was declared a constructive total loss after it broke in two shortly after grounding. The remains are found only 56 metres (184 ft) off shore at the base of a cliff within the boundaries of Quobba Station.