'Ghost ship' filled with guns found abandoned off the shore in the middle of the night

The ship, which was labeled “Jin Shui Yuan 2” in Chinese characters, was reportedly of unknown origin and had no crew, cargo or ID on board

In a creepy ghost ship with hundreds of abandoned weapons

An abandoned ghost ship was found in the middle of the night.

Chevron’s offshore rig workers found the 80-meter-long ship in the Gulf of Thailand.

The ship, labeled “Jin Shui Yuan 2” in Chinese characters, was reportedly of unknown origin and had no crew, cargo or ID on board.

The Chinese ship was sighted about a hundred nautical miles from the Songkhla Lak estuary in Thailand on January 6th

But it sank near the Sichon district in Nakhon Si Thammarat province due to rough seas and high winds while it was being towed by the Thai Navy on Sunday.

The ship is labeled “Jin Shui Yuan 2” in Chinese characters
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Local authorities have coordinated with the naval department to prevent the one-kilometer-wide oil leak from the shipwreck from harming the environment and spreading to nearby vacation islands.

Buoys were also set up to mark the area where the ship had sunk. Fishermen have been warned to be careful when sailing.

A request to salvage the ship was sent to the ship owner within 15 days.

The ship was sighted about a hundred nautical miles from the mouth of Songkhla Lak, Thailand
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Each owner has a short window of time to pick up the ship that is found at nightfall.

The crew investigating the ghost ship used head torches to lead them to the wreck that looked like it was going to list and may need to be rescued.

The ship’s abandoned bridge looked like it had been abandoned in a hurry when authorities found it.

Workers prepare to board the ghost ship
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Authorities managed to secure a ladder and climb aboard from their own ship, but found an empty room in it that was eerily floating alone with no one to be seen.

A staircase leading to the galley on the first floor indicated that it had not been used for some time.

There are fears that the ghost ship could cause an environmental disaster. from oil leaking from the ship.

The abandoned basement
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If the owner claims the ship, authorities say they’ll have to pay to get the ship back.

Captain Itthipat Gavinfuengfukul said, “We tried to get the ship ashore, but it sank before we could reach it.

“Buoys were deployed at the point where it sank. The ship is 18 meters from the surface of the water and about 28 nautical miles from the Sichon County coastline.”

Authorities on board the abandoned ship
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The abandoned bridge but no skipper
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He added that if the shipowner came forward, he would have to pay to claim the tanker.

The Center for National Marine Interest Region 2 will investigate the matter further.

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