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Waterway and Maritime Disasters

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  • Police rescue 7 from capsized motorboat

    Police rescue 7 from capsized motorboat
    Seven people out fishing on Memorial Day were rescued after their motorboat capsized on Whitehall Bay near Annapolis, police said.
  • Coast Guard, Natural Resources increase enforcement at start of summer boating season

    Coast Guard, Natural Resources increase enforcement at start of summer boating season
    When the officers stopped the 20-foot teal and white Sea Ray power boat careening through Curtis Creek to check for life vests and other safety equipment, they noticed the operator smelled of alcohol and had a can of Natural Ice beer in the drink holder....

    Italy drops illegal-detention hypothesis in deadly shipwreck

    Authorities won't seek charges of illegal detention against two alleged smugglers in connection with a Mediterranean shipwreck believed to have killed more than 800 migrants, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Survivors of the tragedy initially said the...

    Coast Guard finds man alive who spent hours in water near Daytona Beach

    Coast Guard finds man alive who spent hours in water near Daytona Beach
    Coast Guard crews found a missing 45-year-old man alive and well Sunday night after he spent hours in the ocean off Daytona Beach — without a life jacket. Donnie Clark disappeared in the water Sunday afternoon when he fell out of a 33-foot boat...

    Storm unearths 1919 shipwreck along NC beach town's coast

    A shipwreck nearly a century old is showing up on the sand of a North Carolina beach town. The Daily News of Jacksonville reports (http://bit.ly/1KYyGYB) that tropical depression Ana earlier this month shifted the sand along Surf City Beach to expose...