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Waterway and Maritime Transportation

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  • Boaters rescued from rushing river during annual antler hunt

    Rangers and law enforcement officers carried out a daring moonlight rescue after a boat full of people capsized in a rushing river and two other boats were swept downstream during a popular antler-hunting event in Wyoming. A crowd of people was trying to...
  • Orlando native Sonya Baumstein will try to row solo across Pacific Ocean

    Orlando native Sonya Baumstein will try to row solo across Pacific Ocean
    Half her lifetime ago, Sonya Baumstein approached a table at Winter Park High School, intrigued by a sport she knew little about. It was her freshman year, and the people at that table were trying to convince her to try rowing. "They told me it was...
  • Some 1,400 migrants saved by Italy, France in sea off Libya

    Ships from Italy and France rescued more than 1,400 migrants on Saturday after smugglers' boats ran into trouble in the Mediterranean Sea near Libya. Italian officials said 1,200 migrants were being taken to Italian ports after several different rescue...
  • Young Delaware students track their boat across Atlantic

    It was a chilly, rainy day in Ireland on Tuesday when Sean Creaven and his dog, Daisy, found a little white boat washed up on the shores of Strandhill Beach in County Sligo. The sail had been damaged, but the 4-foot wooden craft was otherwise in good...
  • In Chicago, Lusitania disaster became a local story

     In Chicago, Lusitania disaster became a local story
    William Campbell, an unemployed carpenter, sailed for his native England on May 1, 1915, work being scarce in Chicago because a strike had halted building construction. A shipmate was Henry Harrison, a fellow Chicagoan rushing to the Isle of Man, a...
  • Lake Express ferry begins 12th season on Lake Michigan

    The ferry connecting Wisconsin and Michigan is off and running for its 12th season. The Lake Express crosses Lake Michigan between Milwaukee and Muskegon, Michigan. The trip at about 40 mph takes about 2½ hours. The Lake Express makes two trips a day for...
  • Coast Guard in Buffalo hosting Armed Forces Week festivities

    A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter and ice-breaking cutter that patrol the Great Lakes will be in Buffalo to help kick off the 55th annual Western New York Armed Forces Week. The U.S. Coast Guard station on the Lake Erie waterfront in Buffalo is hosting the...
  • Newport rowing team hopes to cruise to regional youth title

    Having played a variety of sports throughout her childhood, 16-year-old Kendall Fearnley considers herself an avid sportswoman. However, the sophomore at Edison High School in Huntington Beach said she hadn't grown attached to any one sport. That...
  • From the Boathouse: Boating season is upon us

    Ahoy! The Newport Sea Base has declared that the figurative ice on the bay in front of the base has been broken and it's time for opening day, which is the tradition of yacht clubs on the East Coast. Since we boat year-round and our harbor does not ice...
  • Bodies of 2 sailors missing from race found on Alabama coast

    Search teams recovered the bodies of two boaters missing since a disastrous sailboat race Thursday as an investigation began into circumstances surrounding the competition, including whether it should have been canceled because of the threat of bad...
  • 71 fall ill on Holland America cruise ship

    71 fall ill on Holland America cruise ship
    Seventy-one people on a Holland America Line cruise ship fell ill before the ship returned to Port Everglades early Friday. Sixty of 1,138 passengers on the ms Maasdam and 11 of 578 crew members experienced vomiting and diarrhea during the cruise, the U....