Sibuyan Sea

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Si·bu·yan Sea

A sea in the central Philippines bordered by southern Luzon, Mindoro, and the Visayan Islands.
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Verde Island Passage connects the South China Sea with Tayabas Bay and the Sibuyan Sea, and is the main shipping route between the Port of Manila and the Visayas and Mindanao in the south.
Verde Island Passage is a strait that separates the islands of Luzon and Mindoro, connecting the South China Sea with the Tayabas Bay in Quezon province and the Sibuyan Sea in Romblon and beyond.
The group said there are three possible major points of entry to Boracay island - the Cagban jetty port, currently Boracay's main entry and exit point; an island near Shangri-La Resort in Punta Bunga and one near the Lapuz-Lapuz Beach facing the Sibuyan Sea.
Microsoft cofounder, Paul Allen, announced that he had found the Musashi, one of Japan's biggest and most famous battleships, on the seabed of Sibuyan Sea. Built during World War II, Musashi was one of three vessels built by Japan, at 263 meters (863 feet) each.
In 2015, after an eight-year hunt, his team of researchers found the Japanese battleship Musashi in the Philippines' Sibuyan Sea.( ANI )
Facing the majestic Sibuyan Sea, another unique feature of the property are its exclusive white sand beaches that provide guests serenity sans the crowd.
To view the photo gallery, click here American billionaire and explorer Allen announced the find of the Musashi -- one of the most sophisticated battleships ever built -- in the Sibuyan Sea in the central Philippines eight days ago, after a high-tech mission lasting eight years.
The 72,800 tonne Japanese battleship was sank by US warplanes in Sibuyan Sea on October 24, 1944.
The billionaire has tracked down The Musashi which has lain 3,280ft down in the Sibuyan Sea for 70 years.
That vessel collided with a tanker in the Sibuyan Sea in December 1987, killing 4,375 on the ferry and 11 of the tanker's 13-man crew.
The day before, more than two-dozen warships under the command of Takeo Kurita had been attacked in the Sibuyan Sea by Navy pilots, who not only scored hits on most of the ships but disabled the heavy cruiser Myoko and sent the superbattleship Musashi to the bottom.