Sibuyan Sea


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Si·bu·yan Sea

 (sē′bo͞o-yän′)
A sea in the central Philippines bordered by southern Luzon, Mindoro, and the Visayan Islands.
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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.
In 2015, after an eight-year hunt, his team of researchers found the Japanese battleship Musashi in the Philippines' Sibuyan Sea.
The cyclone is currently traversing Sibuyan Sea and is now approaching Banton island in Romblonata speed of 15 kph.
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.
Its sister ship, the Musashi, went down in the Sibuyan Sea a few months earlier, again only without air support and unable to maneuver.
on October 24, American scout planes spotted Kurita's Center Force off Mindoro Island, making for Tablas Strait and, beyond, the central Philippines' Sibuyan Sea.
Principal battles: Midway, Santa Cruz Islands (1942); Sibuyan Sea, Samar (1944).