Boat accidents

The Red Funnel car ferry, Red Falcon, which earlier collided with several small boats due to bad weather, leaves East Cowes on the Isle of Wight bound for Southampton, southern England, Sunday Oct. 21, 2018. The ferry collided with several yachts and ran aground while trying to berth at a harbor on the Isle of Wight off southern England in dense fog early Sunday. No injuries were reported. (Andrew Matthews/PA via AP)
October 21, 2018 - 6:45 am
LONDON (AP) — A ferry collided with several yachts and ran aground while trying to berth at a harbor on the Isle of Wight off southern England on Sunday, officials and the ferry company said. The accident took place early Sunday when the ferry was sailing from Southampton to East Cowes and was...
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October 13, 2018 - 2:12 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 SevereStudios.com, 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. (SevereStudios.com via AP)
October 11, 2018 - 5:19 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 enter stricken areas in hopes of accounting for hundreds of people who may have stayed behind. At least three deaths...
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In this Jan. 31, 2016 photo Lieutenant Kyriakos Papadopoulos steers the Hellenic Coastguard boat into the Mytilene port , bringing in dozens of refugees and migrants that were trying to cross from Turkey coast to the Greek island of Lesbos. Greek authorities says that Papadopoulos credited with saving thousands of lives off the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos at the height of Europe's migration crisis has died aged 44. (AP Photo/Nikolia Apostolou)
October 10, 2018 - 9:26 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to mass migration: (all times local): 7 p.m. A woman whose rescue fueled outrage at Italy's efforts to have Libya's coast guard bring migrants back has written to her Spanish rescuers and assured them she is being taken care of. The Cameroonian...
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October 02, 2018 - 9:53 am
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish nonprofit group said Tuesday that 32 adult migrants and two children were feared dead after their group waited for more than 36 hours to be rescued from a semi-sunken boat in waters off Morocco. Walking Borders founder Helena Maleno said the migrants continuously pleaded for...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2018 file photo, the duck boat that sank in Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo. Ripley Entertainment, the company that owns the Ride the Ducks operation in Branson asked a judge Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, to dismiss some of the lawsuits filed after one of its boats sank in a Missouri lake in July, killing 17 people. Survivors and relatives of those who died on the boat have filed several lawsuits against Ripley Entertainment and five other businesses. (Nathan Papes/The Springfield News-Leader via AP, File)
October 01, 2018 - 5:56 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The company that owns the Ride the Ducks operation in Branson asked a judge Monday to dismiss some of the lawsuits filed after one of its boats sank in a Missouri lake in July, killing 17 people. Ripley Entertainment said in its motions that the boat's sinking on Table Rock...
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September 30, 2018 - 4:39 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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Rescue workers observe the capsized MV Nyerere passenger ferry as it lies upturned near Ukara Island, Tanzania Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. Burials started Sunday of the more than 200 people who died when the ferry capsized on Lake Victoria, while the country's Defense Minister said no further survivors were likely to be found and search efforts had ended. (AP Photo/Andrew Kasuku)
September 24, 2018 - 5:02 am
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania's government has launched an inquest into the cause of the ferry disaster, in which 227 people died when a boat capsized in Lake Victoria last week. The government is also taking steps to build a bigger ferry. A preliminary investigation found that...
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In this photo released by Los Angeles Sheriff Department Special Enforcement Bureau their dive team assists San Bernardino County Sheriffs in the search for three missing persons in the Colorado river Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, north of Lake Havasu, near Topock, Ariz. The body of a California woman who was among four people missing after two boats collided on the river was found Monday, authorities said. Christine Lewis, 51, of Visalia, Calif., was discovered in a section of the river along the California-Arizona border, Mohave County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Anita Mortensen said. (Los Angeles Sheriff Department Special Enforcement Bureau via AP)
September 03, 2018 - 7:33 pm
MOABI REGIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The body of a California woman who was among four people missing after two boats collided on the Colorado River was found Monday, authorities said. Christine Lewis, 51, of Visalia was discovered in a section of the river along the California-Arizona border, Mohave...
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September 02, 2018 - 11:34 pm
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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