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Dive boat sinks in Philippines because of typhoon.

Discussion in 'Accidents & Incidents' started by eelpout, Oct 29, 2020.

  1. eelpout

    eelpout Instructor, Scuba

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    From Undercurrent update...
    Liveaboard Dive Boat
    Oceanic Explorer Sinks. On October 25, the Oceanic Explorer III sank during a typhoon off Bauan, in the Batangas area of the Philippines, south of Manila. One crew member died, while seven other people were rescued. The 128-foot steel vessel built in 1979, had ten guest cabins and accommodated up to 28 passengers. GMA News Online
     
  2. DandyDon

    DandyDon Old men ought to be explorers ScubaBoard Supporter

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    So, I guess that there were no passengers onboard?

    7 rescued, 1 missing as yacht sinks off Bauan, Batangas
     
  3. Wookie

    Wookie Curmudgeon Apprentice ScubaBoard Business Sponsor ScubaBoard Supporter

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    All-star has had terrible luck in the phillipines...
     
  4. tridacna

    tridacna ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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  5. Saniflush

    Saniflush ScubaBoard Sponsor ScubaBoard Sponsor ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Was that their boat or a boat under their brand?
    Terrible either way.
     
  6. Wookie

    Wookie Curmudgeon Apprentice ScubaBoard Business Sponsor ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Franchises. Under their brand.
     

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