Maritime accidents

May 17, 2017 - 3:23 am
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Divers have recovered the body of a boater who was involved in a two-boat collision on Lake Norman. The Charlotte Observer reports ( http://bit.ly/2rpljhs ) that the Huntersville Fire Department said in a tweet that divers recovered the body shortly before 7:30 p.m. on...
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Defense lawyer Saverio Senese meets the media outside the Court of Cassation in Rome, Friday, May 12, 2017. The Italian captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner that crashed into a reef in 2012, killing 32 people, was headed to a Rome prison after losing his final appeals bid. The Court of Cassation, Italy’s highest criminal tribunal, in a ruling Friday evening, upheld Francesco Schettino’s lower court convictions and his 16-year prison sentence. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
May 12, 2017 - 3:39 pm
ROME (AP) — The Italian captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner that crashed into a reef in 2012 and capsized, killing 32 people, was headed to a Rome prison after losing his final appeals bid Friday. The Court of Cassation, Italy's highest criminal tribunal, upheld Francesco Schettino's lower...
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The decommissioned U.S. Coast Guard cutter Tamaroa, was sank 33 nautical miles off the coast of Cape May, N.J., Wednesday, May 10, 2017. The 74 year old vessel was featured in the book "The Perfect Storm" being involved in saving seven people in the 1991 nor'easter. The ship will become part of the Del-Jersey-Land Inshore Artificial Reef System. (Dale Gerhard/The Press of Atlantic City via AP)
May 10, 2017 - 4:32 pm
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — The ship made famous in the book and subsequent film "The Perfect Storm" has been intentionally sunk off the New Jersey and Delaware coasts so it can become part of an artificial reef. The sinking of the Tamaroa, a 205-foot (62-meter) Coast Guard vessel, took place Wednesday...
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FILE- In this May 30, 2000, file photo, U.S. Coast Guard Lt. William Moeller of Northford, Conn., poses for a photo in front of the USS Tamaroa. Moeller was aboard the Tamaroa during the 1991 rescue of five Air National Guardsmen who ditched their helicopter as they were trying to rescue the crew of a fishing boat during a fierce storm. The storm and the events surrounding it were recalled in the book "The Perfect Storm" which was made into a motion picture. Officials say they plan to sink the ship Wednesday, May 10, 2017, off the New Jersey and Delaware coasts so it can become part of an artificial reef. (AP Photo/Ed Bailey, File)
May 10, 2017 - 3:43 pm
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — The ship made famous in the book and subsequent film "The Perfect Storm" has been intentionally sunk off the New Jersey and Delaware coasts so it can become part of an artificial reef. The sinking of the Tamaroa, a 205-foot (62-meter) Coast Guard vessel, took place Wednesday...
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In this picture taken on Thursday, April 27, 2017, Alaa, 19, who was shot in March 2013 in her jaw and other several injuries on her body during clashes between Syrian government forces and the rebels in the al-Waer neighborhood in the Syrian province of Homs, wipes tears as she tells her injury story, at her home in Bebnine town, north Lebanon. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
May 05, 2017 - 2:32 am
BIBNINE, Lebanon (AP) — Alaa plays the horrifying video she kept on her phone that shows her moments after she was riddled with bullets, her jaw shredded, hand punctured, and chest bleeding. "Did you not see the video?" the Syrian teenager asks visitors, in defiance of its cruelty, to show how far...
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FILE- In this file photo taken on Friday, April 2, 1999, Russian Navy reconnaissance frigate Liman leaves from the Black Sea fleet's base at Sevastopol, Crimean peninsula. Russia's Defense Ministry reported Thursday April 27, 2017, that the Liman naval reconnaissance ship has collided with another ship about 40 kilometers (25 miles) northwest of the Bosphorus Strait, and is in danger of sinking in the Black Sea. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, FILE)
April 27, 2017 - 10:42 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Russia navy ship damaged near Istanbul (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Turkey's transportation minister says that the Togo-flagged freighter involved in the collision with a Russian navy vessel has sustained very minor damage and is able to continue sailing. Ahmet Arslan...
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FILE - In this file photo taken on Friday, April 2, 1999, Russian Navy reconnaissance frigate Liman leaves from the Russian Black Sea fleet's base at Sevastopol, Crimean peninsula. Russia's Defense Ministry reported Thursday April 27, 2017, that the Liman naval reconnaissance ship has collided with another ship about 40 kilometers (25 miles) northwest of the Bosphorus Strait, and is in danger of sinking in the Black Sea. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, FILE)
April 27, 2017 - 9:07 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian naval reconnaissance ship sank Thursday after colliding with a freighter off Istanbul, but all crew members were rescued, the Defense Ministry said. Turkey's coastal safety authority said all 78 personnel from the Russian frigate Liman were safe, as were all crew aboard the...
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FILE- In this file photo taken on Friday, April 2, 1999, Russian Navy reconnaissance frigate Liman leaves from the Black Sea fleet's base at Sevastopol, Crimean peninsula. Russia's Defense Ministry reported Thursday April 27, 2017, that the Liman naval reconnaissance ship has collided with another ship about 40 kilometers (25 miles) northwest of the Bosphorus Strait, and is in danger of sinking in the Black Sea. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, FILE)
April 27, 2017 - 8:26 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Russia navy ship damaged near Istanbul (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Turkey's coastal safety authority says that a Russian navy reconnaissance ship has sunk off Istanbul after colliding with a freighter. All of the Russian sailors are safe. Authorities say that all 78...
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April 27, 2017 - 8:23 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Russia navy ship damaged near Istanbul (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Turkey's coast safety authority says that a Russian navy reconnaissance ship has sunk off Istanbul after colliding with a freighter. All of the Russian sailors are safe. Authorities say that all 78...
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April 27, 2017 - 7:44 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish media reports say 15 Russian soldiers are missing after their warship collided with a freighter off Istanbul, in the Black Sea. Private television station NTV says 45 other soldiers were rescued after the accident Thursday. NTV says rescue boats and helicopters have been...
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