Ship Name

Golden Venture

Type

Cargo ship

Origins/Provenance

China

Era

Maritime Nation Since 1950 (1951-present)

Primary Propulsion

Fuel/Steam

Historical Note

Chinese ship transporting 286 illegal immigrants from China, ran aground at Rockaway, Queens, New York, on June 7, 1993. Ten passengers drowned fleeing the ship.

Record ID: 199