The SS El Faro Sailed into Hurricane Joaquin and Maritime History Seven Years Ago Today to Become the Most Significant American Wreck of the 21st Century

The SS El Faro and her crew of 33 disappeared in Hurricane Joaquin seven years ago today and the matter

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Dive Boat Conception

For 15 Years, the National Transportation Safety Board Has Warned the US Coast Guard That Preventive Maintenance Reforms Were Urgently Needed to Avoid Catastrophes Such as the Dive Ship “Conception”

For more than 15 years, the National Transportation Safety Board regularly has warned the US Coast Guard that it should urgently strengthen fire safety crew training and require preventive vessel maintenance programs to avoid small passenger ship fires such as the one that killed more than 30 people last week on the dive ship “Conception,” an in-depth look at NTSB records reveals.

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