2 Divers Reported Missing in Subic Bay

There are reports that 2 divers have been missing since Sunday (17 July) in Subic Bay, the former US naval base that is north of Manila. They were diving the USS New York, which was scuttled in December 1941 to prevent her falling into Japanese hands. She now lies on her port side in about 27 metres, with her starboard side coming up to around 15 metres.

The divers were reported to be a Hong Kong resident, Tin Shun Chuen, and an American divemaster, Steven Brittian, who I met briefly when I was in Subic.

I believe one body has been located so far.

About Neil Hambleton

I am a British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC) Advanced Diver and an Open Water Instructor. I have been diving since 1992, after joining South China Diving Club (SCDC), which is a Hong Kong-based branch of the BSAC. Having moved to New Zealand, I am now a member of BSAC New Zealand.
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