Dive boat sinks in Philippines because of typhoon.

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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
 

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accommodated up to 28 passengers
So, I guess that there were no passengers onboard?

7 rescued, 1 missing as yacht sinks off Bauan, Batangas
Seven people were rescued while one was reported missing after a yacht sank off Bauan in Batangas province on Monday morning due to Typhoon Quinta.

In an interview with Dobol B sa News TV, Joselito Sinocruz, manager of Batangas Port, said the vessel that sank was Ocean Explorer III.

According to the Coast Guard, MV Oceanic Explorer 3 submerged due to bad weather and rough seas in the area, which was 0.5 nautical miles off Keppel Shipyard in Barangay San Roque. “Napakalakas pa po, dito lang po sa loob ng port ay ilan na po yung punong natumba. Meron po akong nakitang tatlong sasakyan na natumbahan po ng puno,” he said.

The identities of the rescued and missing persons were still not available as of press time.
 

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

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All-star has had terrible luck in the phillipines...
Was that their boat or a boat under their brand?
Terrible either way.
 

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Was that their boat or a boat under their brand?
Terrible either way.
Franchises. Under their brand.
 
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