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MT 205/2/9: Initial sinking sequence

Animations from the report of the re-opened Formal Investigation into the Loss of the MV Derbyshire.

The MV Derbyshire was lost on 9 September 1980 during Typhoon Orchid, south of Japan. Forty-two crew and two crew members’ wives were lost. She was the largest British ship ever to have been lost at sea.

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