Vazquez, Tomás 2012 May 18 CLIP2
Description (Scope and Content)
Tomás took his last job at sea on the SS AMERICAN EAGLE. While sailing in the Gulf of Mexico, the oil tanker suffered a cargo tank explosion, killing three crewmen instantly. The ship sank slowly, but the lifeboats were jammed and the crew was forced to jump overboard and tread water.
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