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Vessel down, 3 dead

A Norwegian oil rig support vessel capsized near Scotland Thursday, leaving three people dead and five crew members missing.

The coast guard, along with Navy divers, searched Friday for signs of the missing crew members. The Britain’s Press Association news agency reported that a 15-year-old boy was among the missing.

Another seven crew members were rescued and taken to a local hospital. “The Bourbon Dolphin? reportedly capsized in calm waters off Scotland’s northern shore, while performing routine operations in calm conditions, MSNBC.com reported. According to the Pioneer Press, there were 15 people on board, 10 of who were rescued.

The ship capsized at around 5 p.m., or 11 a.m., ET Thursday. Norwegian authorities said they plan to set up a commission to investigate what went wrong and how the accident occurred. The Bourbon Dolphin was a new vessel which was delivered in October.

Officials said that the vessel did not send a distress signal before it capsized. It is not clear if the missing crew members were wearing life jackets.

The ship is owned By Bourbon Offshore Norway AS.