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Waterway and Maritime Disasters

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  • Tug boat heads to stranded ferry at Greek island of Kassos

    Greece's coast guard says a tug boat is heading to a ferry that ran aground overnight outside port on the Aegean island of Kassos with 282 passengers and crew on board.
  • Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen from sinking boat

    Two fishermen whose boat began sinking near Block Island have been taken to safety by the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard says the men contacted Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, around noon Monday after they realized...

    Missing boater's body found in Smithfield

    The body of missing boater was found on a waterfront property Wednesday afternoon in the Burwells Bay area of Smithfield. A Virginia Marine Resources Commission spokeswoman said a medical examiner has confirmed the body belong to William Johnson and his...

    Crew to try again Monday to remove crab boat from Fort Lauderdale beach

    Crew to try again Monday to remove crab boat from Fort Lauderdale beach
    Curious beachgoers looked on Sunday as a crew from a marine salvage company tried to pull a 63-foot crab fishing boat off the sands of Fort Lauderdale beach after it hit the rocks of a jetty and ran aground. After three hours attempting to pull the boat...

    Tugboat sinks off NY's Fire Island; 1 dead, 3 rescued

    A tugboat captain died and three crew members were rescued Saturday when their boat sank in icy and stormy waters about a mile off Fire Island, authorities said. One of the crew members managed to make a cellphone call to the Coast Guard at about 2 p.m....