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Coast Guard: Missing ship sank, 1 body found fly into the ship's last known position until Sunday, because of the fierce hurricane winds.Steven Werse, a ship captain with 31 years' experience on the seas, said merchant vessels have access to up-to-date weather forecasting and...
Nation and World
No-fly list ruled unconstitutional

...a well-protected government secret, decides who is barred from flying at U.S. airports, and is shared with ship captains and 22 other countries. The FBI has said the list requires secrecy to protect sensitive investigations and to avoid...
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Exploring history the Outer Coast).Several public events have been scheduled during the visit, including a talk by French cruise ship captain Philippe Fichet Delavault, "La Perouse meets the Tlingit: A French perspective," at 6 p.m. Friday at the UAS...
On the Trails: The scourge of scurvy

...treatment of scurvy. Even after Lind's paper, it was decades before preventative measures became standard aboard ship; Captain Cook in the 1770s was ahead of most other sea captains and successfully avoided a scurvy epidemic.In fact, there...
SE mayors, public unimpressed with ferry concept

...improve service in the communities of Juneau, Haines and Skagway, where the proposed ferries would operate.Another ship captain, former Juneau Assemblymember Don Etheridge, testified that he believes an open-deck design will lead to icing inside...
Autopsy: Ship killed humpback

...information from Dr. Gulland, we will be taking this forward. We will be conducting interviews primarily with cruise ship captains," Davis said. "Dr. Gulland's knowledge of these issues tells her the death was caused by a very large ship like...
Wings' Bob Jacobsen named chamber's Citizen of the Year

...Before Hudson served seven terms in the Alaska Legislature, he served in the U.S. Coast Guard as the youngest ship captain on the Great Lakes and worked to unify tribes in Liberia to form that nation's own coastal patrol. Hudson thanked...
Tanker's crew faulted for grounding will work with the Coast Guard on ways to improve ship safety, Butler said. A marine pilot - an experienced ship captain familiar with local waters - was on the bridge looking for ice, according to the report. Potter was in his stateroom...
When Britannia ruled the waves

...Waterloo in 18l5. Many of the battles were fought at sea. In the period of 1793 to 1801 Steele lists almost 70 English ship captains with the designation beside the name of "blown up, drowned or killed." There must have been tens of thousands of...
State: Punitive damages warranted in oil spill

...Since 1994, Exxon has argued that trial and appellate courts erred in blaming the company for the actions of its ship captain. Exxon's case before the Supreme Court is expected to claim that nearly two centuries of American maritime law uphold...


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