Saddam's yacht al-Mansur (The Victor)
No Longer There
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@ 2005-09-22 11:36:52
On the map the yacht seems to be floating on its side; but in the pictures from the BBC article it certainly appears to be upright now. This seems somewhat odd...
@ 2005-09-22 11:52:25
The BBC article was April 10.
Saddam Hussein's presidential yacht
Al Mansur, damaged by an air strike
during the conflict, and attacked
subsequently by local people as a symbol
of the former regime, finally sank on
the afternoon of 12 June at Basrah
@ 2005-09-22 12:36:51
Ah, even worse, April 10th 2003.
Thanks for bringing me up to speed.
@ 2006-07-25 16:50:42
has a discussion on this and other shipwrecks in the Shatt al Arab.
Pontoon bridge over Shatt al-Arab
Iraq shipwreck 01
Iraq shipwreck 03
Looking A Lot Like X-mas
Abandoned fortifications from the Iran-Iraq war (1980-88)
Iraq shipwreck 04
Iraq shipwreck 05 & 06
Iraq shipwreck 07
Iraq Shipwreck 08 & 09
RAF Nimrod in Iraq
Bomb Craters Encroaching On City
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