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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Ship's Crew Missing

SEOUL () -- All 27 crew members aboard a Liberian-registered cargo vessel are missing after a collision with a South Korean ship in the East China Sea on Thursday, South Korea's maritime police said.


A policeman said the missing crew members were 10 Filipinos, nine Israelis, five Romanians and three Belgians.


Another police officer said the 87,709-ton Mineral Dampier of Liberia sank after the pre-dawn collision with the 77,000-ton Hanjin Madras owned by South Korea's Hanjin Shipping.


The South Korean vessel fractured its bow