The ship's declared destination
is the southern Greek port of Kalamata, where it would only be able to anchor at least half a mile offshore.
According to documents provided to Amnesty International by TransArms in Chicago and the International Peace Information Service in Antwerp, on 23 July 2014 the US-flagged oil tanker, the "Overseas Mykonos", left the port of Corpus Christi, Texas, after departing from Houston for its declared destination
of Ashkelon, where there is a major oil terminal just north of the Gaza Strip.
The decomposing bodies of the two men were discovered on another of the Galapagos Islands, well off course from their declared destination
. Months later, Dr Ritter died, apparently of food poisoning, although Margret Wittmer would claim that his lover, Dore Strauch, had poisoned him.
Huge imports are being made for luxury goods by under invoicing and abuse of transit goods facilities, which find their way back to Pakistan or never transited to the declared destination
but disposed in Pakistan.
Israel rationalized the interception at 70 miles out on the basis of the declared destination
and a declared intent to refuse to be stopped.
Though separation from the UK is the declared destination
of one of the governing parties in the coalition in Cardiff Bay, we are continually told by the establishment that this referendum will, for now, determine merely whether the people want the Welsh Assembly to have primary law-making powers.
This sort of self-imposed scholarly labor should elicit the respect of a critical readership when accomplished at least adequately, but when the work fails to arrive at its declared destination
, it appears to fall painfully short, indeed.