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Greek sailor dies after cargo ships collide.

ATHENS, October 04, SPA--Authorities say a Greek sailor has died after two cargo ships collided in the Aegean Sea Aegean Sea, Gr. Aigaion Pelagos, Turkish Ege Denizi, arm of the Mediterranean Sea, c.400 mi (640 km) long and 200 mi (320 km) wide, off SE Europe between Greece and Turkey; Crete and Rhodes mark its southern limit.  and one of them sank, AP reported. The Merchant Marine ministry says the Captain Michalis and the Santana, registered in Greece and Malta, respectively, collided early Sunday morning Sunday Morning may refer to:
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 southeast of the island of Mykonos. The Captain Michalis sank immediately. A third cargo ship rescued eight of the sunken ship's crew of nine _ six Greeks, a Romanian and an Irishman. The injured captain was hospitalized. The ministry says the missing sailor's body was recovered. It did not release his name. The Santana will remain at the island port of Ermoupolis while authorities investigate. The Captain Michalis had been headed to Mykonos while the Santana was en route from Ukraine to Thailand.

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