The cargo ship “Tagus” of the National Navigation Company (Portugal) was sailing north of Inhambane – Mozambique, caught fire due to an explosion in hold two, where large quantities of gasoline, oil and tar followed. Three crew members died, and all the cargo was lost, saving the remaining thirty-three.
The vessel was insured at Sagres Insurance Company – Policy 26226 and with co-insurance at Império Insurance Company.
Dossier with newspaper clippings about “Notícias de Sinistros Marítimos”, vol. 1 – CHAPAS Club Collection
Image of newspaper “Diário de Notícias” clipping of 27th March 1963 – CHAPAS Club Collection