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Flotsam & Jetsam

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Triton boat caught fireAnother Scuba Diving Boat Catches Fire. In mid-January, 15 passengers and crew members were rescued by a nearby vessel when their 50-foot day-boat Triton, heading for Basalt Island, caught fire off Hong Kong's scenic Jin Island. A video of the vessel showed scuba tanks exploding before it finally sank. Nobody was reported injured. South China Morning Post

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A Favorite Technical Diving Dive Site Disappears. Pirate salvors working in the South China Sea have completely removed the 80-year-old remains of the British battleship HMS Prince of Wales and the battle cruiser HMS Repulse. They were sunk in December 1941, north of Singapore, by Japanese air power. The loss of the Prince of Wales was the beginning of the end of the modern battleship....

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