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August 8, 1989
A Soviet oil tanker is feared to have sunk off the northern Philippines, and initial reports said 16 people are missing and that 12 have been rescued. The Manila Rescue Coordinating Center said the ship was identified as the Vishru, which sent a distress message Sunday saying it was leaking and listing badly. A reconnaissance plane from the U.S. Navy base at Subic Bay circled the area but found no trace of the ship, the center said. A center spokesman, citing U.S.
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August 8, 1989
A Soviet oil tanker is feared to have sunk off the northern Philippines, and initial reports said 16 people are missing and that 12 have been rescued. The Manila Rescue Coordinating Center said the ship was identified as the Vishru, which sent a distress message Sunday saying it was leaking and listing badly. A reconnaissance plane from the U.S. Navy base at Subic Bay circled the area but found no trace of the ship, the center said. A center spokesman, citing U.S.
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