P8-24 is a Ship Salvaged ‘HAI SOON 12’ Life Ring! This life ring is interesting because it actually belonged to a ship that was once captured by pirates.
“Initial investigations revealed that on 7 May at about 2045 hrs, nine perpetrators climbed up the poop deck of Hai Soon 12 from a small boat in waters off Pulau Belitung. The crew was tied up in the mess room. Arrangements were overheard stating the intent to sell the MGO in the night. On 9 May 16 at about 1430 hrs, the TNI-AL ships intercepted and boarded Hai Soon 12. Nine
perpetrators were found on board the ship and were arrested. All 21 crew members of Hai Soon 12 were safe and not injured. The cargo was also found to be intact.” The full story can be found here: https://www.fleetmon.com/maritime-news/2016/12767/tanker-hai-soon-12-hijacked-and-released-pirates-a/
It has a diameter of 30.5 inches while it’s about 6.75 inches wide by 3 inches thick. The weight is 8.8 pounds.
This life ring is being sold in as-found condition.
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