Archive of: Sinkings & Capsizings

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Faulty dead reckoning cited in Puget Sound yacht sinking

Faulty dead reckoning cited in Puget Sound yacht sinking

The 71-foot Silver Lining hit an underwater rock formation near the Hood Canal Bridge

Web Bulletin 2020
NTSB: Survey didn't detect hazard before Louisiana pipeline strike

NTSB: Survey didn't detect hazard before Louisiana pipeline strike

The tug DeJeanne Maria sank after hitting the submerged line in the Gulf of Mexico

Web Bulletin 2020
NTSB: Failure to heed severe weather warning led to sinking of Stretch Duck 7

NTSB: Failure to heed severe weather warning led to sinking of Stretch Duck 7

The agency also cites the Coast Guard’s failure to require sufficient reserve buoyancy in amphibious vessels

Web Bulletin 2020
Inexperience with fleeting maneuver, strong current cited in towboat sinking

Inexperience with fleeting maneuver, strong current cited in towboat sinking

The five crewmembers on St. Rita escaped by climbing aboard an adjacent barge

Web Bulletin 2020

Two barges sink after tow hits bridge near New Orleans

Cooperative Spirit was guiding 29 grain barges down the Mississippi River when the incident occurred

Web Bulletin 2020

Pilot misjudged current in Vicksburg bridge strike, NTSB says

The towboat Chad Pregracke was trying to negotiate the oft-hit span during high water

Web Bulletin 2020

Columbia River tug sinks after breaking from mooring

The 38-foot Nova reportedly was blown three-quarters of a mile upriver by strong winds

Web Bulletin 2020
NTSB cites hull neglect in sinking of Kentucky towboat

NTSB cites hull neglect in sinking of Kentucky towboat

A good Samaritan vessel rescues the two crewmen aboard Tom Bussler

Web Bulletin 2020
One rescued, three missing after towboats collide in Louisiana

One rescued, three missing after towboats collide in Louisiana

Cooperative Spirit strikes barges first, then RC Creppel and its tow, with sulfuric acid released

Web Bulletin 2020
Three mariners rescued from sinking tugboat

Three mariners rescued from sinking tugboat

Web Bulletin 2020
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