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MV Princess of the Orient 18-Sep-1998

Sulpicio’s MV Princess of the Orient sank 150 Dead near Fortune Island in Batangas

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MV Princess of the Orient 18-Sep-1998

Sulpicio’s MV Princess of the Orient sank 150 Dead near Fortune Island in Batangas
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On September 18, 1998, the 13,935-ton, 195.1-metre (640 ft) long Princess of the Orient, sailed from Manila to Cebu during a typhoon. The ship capsized at 12:55 p.m. near Fortune Island in Batangas and sank, and out of the 388 passengers on board, 150 were killed. Passengers were floating at sea for more than 12 hours before rescuers were able to reach the survivors.
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