Alaska Tour Boat Passengers Rescued

JUNEAU — The captain of a sightseeing vessel that apparently struck a rock at Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve had been trying to get the vessel nearer shore to see brown bears, an official with the boat’s owner said Monday. John Dunlap, a vice president with Allen Marine Tours, said the captain, after…

Written by Welcome on August 21, 2012

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Another Shipwreck! Packed Ferry Sinks

Rescuers pulled more than 200 survivors from the ocean on Thursday (February 2) as the search for more passengers from a packed ferry that sank off the coast of Papua New Guinea was set to extend into Friday, rescue officials said. The fate of scores of others aboard the ferry, the MV Rabaul Queen, was…

Written by Welcome on March 2, 2012

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Coast Guard Renders Aid to Disabled Ship Near Adak

On December 8, 2011, crews with the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman and an Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter delivered steering system technicians to the 650-foot cargo ship MORNING CEDAR at a location 17 miles from Bobrof Island in the Aleutian Islands. The cargo vessel suffered a steering casualty while in transit from Canada to…

Written by Welcome on December 14, 2011

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