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What sank quarter-kilometre long cargo ship El Faro? Investigators pin hopes of explanation on voyage recorder

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Investigators trying to determine why a 790-foot cargo ship stalled and sank in the howling winds of Hurricane Joaquin will be searching for a brightly colored device bolted to the deck and pinging away in the blackness and pressure of the 15,000-foot-deep sea. 618 more words


Law Enforcement In Full Force For Columbus Day Weekend

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Local law enforcement will be in full force on the water for Columbus Day weekend, considered the most dangerous weekend of the year for boating. 252 more words


Coast Guard ends search for 33 missing crew members

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard officially ended its search Wednesday for the missing crew members from a U.S. cargo ship that sank off the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin. 715 more words

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Coast Guard Helicopter Rescues 2 People From Stranded Sailboat In Apostle Islands

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter team rescued two people and their dog from a stranded sailboat in Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands National Park Tuesday night. 237 more words


Coast Guard searching for El Faro crew with technology, keen eyes and hope

MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard is focusing on the search for survivors after concluding the missing cargo ship El Faro sank at its last known location with Hurricane Joaquin bearing down on it. 755 more words


Coast guard believes cargo ship missing in the Bermuda Triangle sank during hurricane

Reuters and NBC News are reporting that the U.S. Coast Guard believes the missing American cargo ship, El Faro, sank after being battered by Hurricane Joaquin in the Atlantic Ocean. 1,697 more words