Archive of: Injuries / Fatalities

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Four crew die after storm in Gulf of Mexico forces the abandonment of their lift boat

Four crewmen from a Louisiana-based lift boat were killed after they abandoned their damaged vessel via a small life float during a tropical storm in the southern Gulf of Mexico.

December/January 2012

Two boaters hurt in collision with water taxi near Fire Island, N.Y.

The U.S. Coast Guard and local police are investigating a collision between a water taxi and motorboat that seriously injured two men in the Great South Bay off New York's Fire Island.

October/November 2011

102 rescued from passenger ferry that ran aground in Virgin Islands

Five passengers were injured when a ferry ran hard aground on the tip of an island in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

October/November 2011

Three from menhaden boat killed in collision with containership

Three fishermen were killed when a commercial pogy boat collided with a cargo ship in Mississippi Sound.

September 2011

Coast Guard coxswain found guilty of dereliction in fatal collision

A U.S. Coast Guard petty officer was sentenced to three months in the brig and two others were reprimanded for dereliction of duty in a fatal 2009 crash involving their patrol boat in San Diego Bay.

August 2011

Workboat crewman dies after urging rescuers to assist crewmate

August 2011

Chief mate of MSC prepositioning ship lost after going overboard near Guam

June/July 2011

Seaman trying to secure loose line on bulker is washed overboard

June/July 2011

Coast Guard says carelessness caused electrocution of young engineer

April 2011

Fumigation gas sickens 16 crewmembers aboard dry bulk ship near Welland Canal

April 2011
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