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Waterway and Maritime Disasters

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  • Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters in Annapolis

    Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters in Annapolis
    The Coast Guard rescued two men whose boat was sinking near Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse in Annapolis Sunday afternoon, officials said.
  • Discovery of New Jersey shipwreck remains could be significant

    BRICK TOWNSHIP, N.J. — The remains of a shipwreck buried beneath 20 feet of sand recently unearthed by crews rebuilding a seawall in the Normandy Beach section of this Ocean County municipality may be a historically significant treasure. State...

    From the archives

    Here's how the Los Angeles Times covered J. Bruce Ismay's role in the Titanic disaster in 1912: * "Bruce Ismay, Director Manager of White Star Line, Will Be Called to Washington to Explain How He Happened to Be Among the Rescued." —April 18, 1912...

    South Korea ferry verdicts bring disappointment, vow to appeal

    The sheer magnitude of the tragedy was pain enough for South Korea: more than 300 people, many of them high school students, lost in the April sinking of the Sewol ferry. Then, as details of how the captain and crew behaved when the ship began taking on...

    Corpse found on Costa Concordia thought to be last victim

    Corpse found on Costa Concordia thought to be last victim
    A corpse found in the wreck of the Costa Concordia is thought to be that of the last person unaccounted for almost three years after the luxury liner sank, Italy's coast guard said Monday. Russel Rebello, an Indian who worked as a waiter on the ship...