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- Bezos Commissions a $500 Million Mega Yacht That Comes With Its Own Support Yacht
The vessel is reportedly one of the largest sailing
yachts ever built in the Netherlands.
Entrepreneur. Monday, 10 May 2021.
- The sailors who killed and ate a cabin boy (but got away with murder)
From the murder of Fanny Adams to an attempted assassination of the Prime Minister, these desperate, sometimes inexplicable crimes still shape the way we see deliberate killing.
Daily Mail. Saturday, 8 May 2021.
- Search for Navy sailors in cargo plane crash called off
The U.S. Navy called off the search for three sailors missing in the western Pacific. They were on a cargo plane that crashed Wednesday, trying to reach an American aircraft carrier south of Japan. Ben Tracy reports.
CBS News. Saturday, 8 May 2021.
- New history of homicide shows killing's not always an open and shut case
Sailors Thomas Dudley and Edwin Stephens were accused of murdering their ship's cabin boy in 1884. Kate Morgan has penned an account of how laws surrounding murder have subtly changed.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 6 May 2021.
- Franklin expedition: DNA test identifies member of 1845 Arctic voyage
Researchers match the DNA of a South African man with a sailor
on the doomed Franklin expedition.
BBC News. Thursday, 6 May 2021.
- His Ship Vanished in the Arctic 176 Years Ago. DNA Has Offered a Clue.
For the first time, researchers have identified the remains of a sailor
from the doomed 1845 Franklin expedition of the fabled Northwest Passage.
New York Times. Thursday, 6 May 2021.
- Ethnically Diverse Crew of Henry VIII's Flagship Hailed From Iberia, North Africa
New multi-isotope analysis illuminates early lives of sailors stationed on the Tudor "Mary Rose," including three born outside of Britain
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 5 May 2021.
- South Korea Discovers It Can Out-Bully North Korea
In the 11 years since North Korea torpedoed the South Korean warship Cheonan, killing 46 sailors, the South Korean government has strengthened its forces and worked out a new retaliatory policy.
Forbes. Wednesday, 5 May 2021.
- U.S. Navy sailors still missing after crash off Singapore
The U.S. Navy is temporarily suspending all ship operations worldwide after two collisions this summer between destroyers and merchant vessels. A collision on Monday tore a large hole in the side of the USS John S. ...
CBS News. Tuesday, 4 May 2021.
- Families of fallen service members address Congress on 'preventable' AAV accident
A command investigation determined eight Marines and one sailor
died in a preventable tragedy when their AAV took on water and sank during training off California's coast
ABC News. Tuesday, 4 May 2021.
- Arran ferry woes costs island businesses thousands
One of two ferries serving Arran has been moved to help support sailings on another route following a breakdown.
BBC News. Tuesday, 4 May 2021.
- Cruises could resume in US by mid-July with 95% of passengers fully vaccinated, CDC says
Since March 2020, the CDC has blocked cruise ships that carry more than 250 people from sailing
in U.S. waters.
ABC News. Friday, 30 Apr 2021.
- Top Stocks To Short Today Amid Blowout Earnings From Facebook And Apple
As tech giants report blowout earnings, the CDC advises that cruises could start sailing
from US ports again, and New York City announces that it'll fully reopen this summer, a lot is moving the markets. ...
Forbes. Thursday, 29 Apr 2021.
- Norwegian Cruise Line shifts focus to Caribbean, European sailings as U.S. restrictions continue
Norwegian Cruise Line announced Wednesday its plans to resume its summer sailings outside of the United States.
CNBC. Wednesday, 28 Apr 2021.
- Battle of the Seas: Cruise Lines vs. the C.D.C.
Cruise companies and their allies are fighting against rules that have kept U.S. ships from sailing
. But experts say controlling the coronavirus onboard is a complex puzzle.
New York Times. Friday, 23 Apr 2021.
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