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MV Princess of the Stars - 21 June 2008 - nearly 800 Souls lost #maritimehistory


Around noon on June 21, 2008, the motor vessel Princess of the Stars capsized off the coast of San Fernando, Romblon, at the height of Typhoon Fengshen (PAGASA name: Frank), which passed directly over Romblon as a Category 2 storm.

The passenger ship owned by Sulpicio Lines sailed from Manila and was bound for Cebu City.

Of the more than 800 passengers, only 32 survived. More than 300 bodies were recovered in the search and retrieval operations that followed.

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