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Lost Tanker #248764

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 04, 1977
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(Studio) Coast Guard has recently been dealing with troubled Liberian tankers; now concern is for Panamanian ship which vanished in Atlantic.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Boston, Massachusetts) Report on search for "Grand Zenith," en route from England to Providence, Rhode Island. [Coast Guard rescue spokesperson Captain Bernard HOYLAND - notes last known position of ship and area to be searched. Says finding should be easy.] So far ship not on radar nor responding to calls. Coast Guard cutter "Dallas" coordinating sea efforts. 2 theories are that ship has lost power and can't answer calls or that it has sunk.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

Mudd, Roger;
Shepard, Gary

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