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IOW Missing boater's body washes ashore

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Officials have confirmed a body that washed up ashore in Smithfield Wednesday is that of missing boater, William Johnson.

Laurie Naismith with Virginia Marine Resources Commission tells WAVY.com a man’s body was found on a beach on River Trail West in Smithfield, around 3 p.m. 135 more words

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#MYANMAR after a #vessel #capsized - #new #ferry #boat for #Rakhine

Ministry of Transport is making arrangement to operate a new ferry boat from Sittway, capital city of Rakhine state, to nearby areas.
Aungdagon-7 double-decker ferry boat will ply to enhance transportation sector in the northwest Myanmar state after Aungdagon-3 passenger vessel sank on March 13 due to bad weather. 78 more words


Coast Guard rescues 2 off Ocean Isle Beach

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two boaters after they capsized 35 miles off the coast of Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina. 238 more words

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Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years in prison

GROSSETO, Italy (AP) — A court convicted the Costa Concordia’s commander of the manslaughter deaths of 32 people in the cruise liner’s capsizing off the Italian coast and sentenced him Wednesday to some 16 years in prison, blaming him for causing the 2012 shipwreck and for doing what sea captains should never do — abandoning ship while passengers and crew were still aboard. 775 more words



You kept on your heart a blindfold

When I told you lies you took it like fool’s gold

You never wanted to believe

All the worst things about me… 88 more words


Photos: Search for missing boater continues

The search for a missing boater continues into its second day, Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

View photos: http://interactives.wavy.com/photomojo/gallery/17463/

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Boater missing, capsized boat found on James River

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — Crews are searching for a 75-year-old man whose boat was found capsized on the James River Monday night. 370 more words

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