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Tubbataha reef damaged by stuck Minesweeper

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#1 Drew


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Posted 22 January 2013 - 03:55 AM

Just when you think only liveaboards with crappy equipment hit reefs. The USS Guardian apparently misplaced the reef by 8 nautical miles because the charts were inaccurate. I've had issues with GPS charts in the SEA area as well but nothing like 8 miles!!

Goes to show depending on electronics can only go so far The good news is that the Pinoy government is making sure damage is minimized.

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