Boat accidents

October 21, 2018 - 5:51 am
LONDON (AP) — A ferry has collided with at least two yachts and ran aground while trying to berth at a harbor on the Isle of Wight off southern England. The ferry company Red Funnel said the ferry is "aground but is watertight." The coast guard said 56 passengers onboard are safe and well, but...
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October 13, 2018 - 4:12 am
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Spain's maritime rescue service says it recovered the bodies of three migrants and feared that another 17 were missing in the Mediterranean Sea. The service says that its rescue craft found the three...
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In this image made from video and provided by, damage from Hurricane Michael is seen in Mexico Beach, Fla. on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. Search-and-rescue teams fanned out across the Florida Panhandle to reach trapped people in Michael's wake Thursday as daylight yielded scenes of rows upon rows of houses smashed to pieces by the third-most powerful hurricane on record to hit the continental U.S. ( via AP)
October 11, 2018 - 6:08 pm
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus Thursday with rows upon rows of homes found smashed to pieces, and rescue crews struggling to make their way into the stricken areas in hopes of accounting for hundreds of people who may have stayed behind. At...
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September 30, 2018 - 6:39 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a boat carrying migrants has capsized off Turkey's northern Aegean coast, killing at least five people. The capsizing occurred as a rare and powerful Mediterranean storm is causing torrential rains in parts of Greece and Turkey. The Anadolu...
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September 26, 2018 - 3:17 pm
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — A Moroccan woman killed after the North African kingdom's navy opened fire on a boat carrying her and two dozen other migrants was buried on Wednesday, a day after she was shot. The victim, who had been studying law, died before reaching a hospital, said Mohamed Benaissa, the...
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September 06, 2018 - 3:48 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities say rescuers have found five dead migrants and 53 survivors in a boat partially sunk in waters east of the Strait of Gibraltar. The Maritime Rescue Service said Thursday that a surveillance plane found the dinghy in a stretch of the Mediterranean known as the...
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September 03, 2018 - 1:34 am
MOABI REGIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a boat collision on the Colorado River (all times local): 10:03 a.m. Authorities say four people are missing after two boats crashed on the Colorado River, ejecting more than a dozen people who were on board. The Mohave County Sheriff's Office said...
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September 02, 2018 - 4:38 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A kayak ride on Lake Superior that ended in the deaths of four Wisconsin family members would have been difficult even for experienced paddlers, officials say. Bob Krumenaker, superintendent of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, told the Star Tribune of Minneapolis for a...
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Map locates where boats collide on Colorado River.; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm;
September 02, 2018 - 4:34 pm
MOABI REGIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Four people are missing after two boats crashed and sunk on the Colorado River, ejecting more than a dozen people who were on board, authorities said Sunday. A recreational boat carrying 10 people and another vessel with six people on board collided head-on...
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August 25, 2018 - 3:06 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Pacific Princess cruise ship turned around Saturday in the North Sea to rescue three men in a lifeboat who had sent up a flare, according to an Associated Press journalist onboard the ship. Two other men from their capsized fishing boat were still missing. The captain announced to...
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