Thai warship sinks throughout storm with 33 missing out on at sea

    HTMS Sukhothai corvette warship lists off the coast of Prachuap Khiri Khan province, Thailand, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. The Thai navy ship sunk in the Gulf of Thailand and ships and helicopters were working Monday to rescue sailors from the water. (Royal Thai Navy via AP)

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    HTMS Sukhothai sank off the coast of Prachuap Khiri Khan province in Thailand (Picture: AP)

    This is the frightening minute a navy warship with 106 sailors on board sunk in the Gulf of Thailand.

    Footage reveals HTMS Sukhothai tilting dramatically towards the sea in the middle of high winds as water hurried into its hull.

    Marines might be seen waiting on rescuers on top deck as the currently extreme weather condition aggravated.

    The over night objective conserved 73 members of the team, however the rest were required to desert the ship.

    Three frigates and 2 helicopters were sent out to discover the missing out on off Prachuap Khiri Khan province, south of Bangkok.

    As of mid-morning regional time, a minimum of 33 individuals were still missing out on at sea.

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    The warship part of the Royal Thai Navy (Picture: Anadolu)

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    An over night objective saved 73 members of the team (Picture: Anadolu)

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    Three frigates and 2 helicopters were sent out to discover them (Picture: Anadolu)

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    Some were dealt with in health center following the rescue (Picture: Anadolu)

    Strong winds blew water onto the corvette and knocked out its electrical system on Sunday night.

    The loss of power permitted more seawater to stream into the vessel, triggering it to list and sink.

    The navy shared images and videos on Twitter revealing a group of workers in orange vests in a black inflatable raft moving far from the ship in darkness as waves swelled around it.

    It was not instantly clear the number of rafts had actually been released.

    The US-built corvette, which has actually remained in usage considering that 1987, decreased prior to midnight about 20 miles off the coast.

    An image revealed the grey vessel turned over onto its side, while another image on a scanner screen revealed the bow of the ship and a weapon turret poking out above the waterline as it decreased.

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