U Hla Moe (Dawei) was Cox of the Senior Novices Winning Crew : U Than Soe (M63, RUBC Gold), U Yin Maung, U Chit Swe and Dr. Byron Law Yone.
U Ba Than (Fitness Teacher, Palmistry Expert) warned U Hla Moe (who was planning a trip home before coming back to Rangoon to become a temporary monk) of an impending danger.
The Schooner sunk at sea. A rescue ship eventually saved three crew members, who reported that U Hla Moe was helping others before they lost sight of him.
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