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Settlement in Deadly Crab Boat Sinking Calls For Over $9M

SEATTLE — The owners of a Seattle-managed crab boat have reached a settlement of more than $9 million with two survivors and the families of four crew members who died last year when the Scandies Rose went down in the …

Coast Guard Rescues 14 From Sinking Boats in Washington, Michigan

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued 14 people from sinking boats last week — 10 from northern Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay and four from off the coast of Washington state. In Michigan, the Coast Guard said it dispatched a rescue boat …

S.S. Hudson Found 118 Years After Sinking in Lake Superior Gale

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Flags flew at half-mast as the freighter Hudson passed through the Duluth ship canal on a mid-September day just over 118 years ago. The crew of the ship was paying their respects to President William McKinley, …

U.S. Cruise Bookings Fall After Concordia Shipwreck

The frightful images of a sinking Italian cruise ship have scared off some cruise passengers, at least temporarily, during the industry’s peak booking season. Travel agents – who book more than two-thirds of cruise passengers worldwide – have been nervously …

Russia Mourns Cruise Ship Deaths; Search Continues

A criminal negligence investigation was opened on Tuesday into the sinking of a cruise vessel on the Volga River that killed scores of people, and two ships that allegedly sailed past the tragedy without bothering to help. The confirmed death …