The Coast Guard fined a Gloucester, Mass., man who was not in distress for shooting flares July 4. Coast Guard Station Gloucester fined the man $180 when he admitted to wrongfully setting off the flares.
TowBoatU.S. this week took the 44-foot Sea Ray that the "Barefoot Bandit" allegedly stole in tow and was bound for Port Everglades, Fla., the company said in a statement.
Canadian archeologists found a ship abandoned more than 150 years ago in the quest for the fabled Northwest Passage that was lost in the search for the doomed expedition of Sir John Franklin, the head of the team said Wednesday.
Maybe it was a tragic boating accident that killed Ken Weatherington on the Sacramento River.
BP's chief executive told a British newspaper in May that "the Gulf of Mexico is a very big ocean," and the vast amounts of oil and chemical dispersants dumped into it were small by comparison. After he said that, BP's well leaked for two more months. Hayward's upbeat assessment was cast as one of many gaffes committed on his way to resignation.
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