This Sailing news page includes headlines, articles, and citations about sailing and sailor news from diverse, English-language news sources around the world.
News articles are ordered by publication date, with the newest article listed first and the oldest article listed last.
- Russia: 2 Ships Catch Fire in Black Sea, 10 Sailors Dead
Two Tanzanian-flagged commercial vessels caught fire in the Black Sea, leaving at least 10 sailors dead, Russian officials said Monday. Seven sailors were missing. ...
Voice of America. Monday, 21 Jan 2019.
- Russia: 14 sailors killed when ships catch fire in Black Sea
MOSCOW (AP) - Two Tanzanian-flagged commercial vessels caught fire in the Black Sea, leaving at least 14 sailors dead, Russian officials said Monday. Five other sailors were missing. ...
Washington Times. Monday, 21 Jan 2019.
- Gang rape charge against British Royal Navy sailor in Canada is thrown out
Darren Smalley (pictured) was accused of assaulting a 21-year-old woman at a military barracks during a Navy ice-hockey tour of Nova Scotia in April 2015.
Daily Mail. Friday, 18 Jan 2019.
- British sailor found not guilty in Nova Scotia sexual assault trial
Darren Smalley was accused of participating in the gang rape of a woman at a military base in 2015.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Friday, 18 Jan 2019.
- Tearful scenes as Russia brings Ukrainian sailors to court and families watch
The sailors were captured when Russia seized 3 Ukrainian navy ships in November
ABC News. Tuesday, 15 Jan 2019.
- Russian Court Leaves Jailed Ukrainian Sailors In Pretrial Detention
A Moscow court has prolonged the pretrial detention for 12 of 24 Ukrainian sailors detained by Russian forces who attacked three Ukrainian Navy vessels in the Black Sea in November.
Radio Liberty. Tuesday, 15 Jan 2019.
- Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro, 44, announces he's entering the 2020 presidential race
Julian Castro, the grandson of a Mexican immigrant, made the declaration Saturday at a campaign kickoff in Texas, while assailing President Donald Trump for 'a crisis of leadership.'
Daily Mail. Saturday, 12 Jan 2019.
- 'Missing' sailor Robin Davie sends radio message
Robin Davie had not made any contact in six days but now is expected to arrive in Cornwall on Saturday.
BBC News. Saturday, 12 Jan 2019.
- U.S. aircraft carrier returns to Persian Gulf to continue ISIS fight
On the Stennis, there are more than 5,000 sailors servicing 70 tactical aircraft
CBS News. Thursday, 10 Jan 2019.
- Michael R White: Iran confirms arrest of ex-US sailor
Michael R White is the first American to be detained by Iran during the Trump presidency.
BBC News. Wednesday, 9 Jan 2019.
- US military confirms airstrike killed USS Cole bombing suspect Jamal al-Badawi in Yemen
On Oct. 12, 2000, two suicide bombers drove a small boat loaded with explosives into the hull of the USS Cole, killing 17 sailors.
Yahoo. Monday, 7 Jan 2019.
- Still No Word On Location, Fate Of Abducted Russian Sailors Off West Africa Coast
The whereabouts are still unknown of six Russian sailors abducted by pirates in the dangerous waters off the West African coast, Russian officials say.
Radio Liberty. Sunday, 6 Jan 2019.
- US Airstrike Targeted Militant Tied to USS Cole Bombing
An American airstrike earlier this week targeted an al-Qaida operative accused of involvement in the attack nearly two decades ago on the USS Cole that killed 17 sailors, a U.S. military spokesman said Friday.
Newsmax. Friday, 4 Jan 2019.
- Sailor's yacht found 8 years after her ill-fated round-the-world bid
Abby Sunderland, who tried to circle the globe alone at just 16, says her "heart skipped a beat" at news her boat was found
CBS News. Thursday, 3 Jan 2019.
- Greece hauls abandoned, half-sunken ships out of the sea
ELEFSINA, Greece (AP) - The hulking remains of a cargo ship rise up through the water, listing to one side with a rusting hull exposed, its glory days of sailing the world's seas and oceans long gone. ...
Washington Times. Thursday, 3 Jan 2019.
Sailing a boat on a partly cloudy day
Related Directory Page(s)
Sailing Instruction News Headlines and News Summaries