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  1. Search off Bahamas for lost ship turns up debris, no answersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Connecticut Post

    As the sun begins to set as television crews set up their lights while waiting for an update on the crew members aboard the missing cargo ship El Faro outside the Seafarer's International Union hall in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. Authorities lost contact with the El Faro early Thursday as the ship sailed through the Bahamas at the height of the Hurricane Joaquin storm as it sailed from its homeport in Jacksonville, Fla., to San Juan, Puerto Rico.


  2. Search off Bahamas for lost ship turns up debris, no answersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    Families have gathered at the Seafarers Union Hall Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Jacksonville, Fla., waiting for news on the crew of 33 aboard the missing cargo ship El Faro. The ship has not been heard from since it lost power and was taking on water in seas churned up by Hurricane Joaquin.


  3. Third cutter, C-130 aircraft aiding in search for El Faro cargo ship...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The Florida Times-Union

    A U.S. Coast Guard C-130 aircraft flies in this August 2, 2003 file photo over the waters off the southwest coast of Eleuthera in the Bahamas. A C-130 similar to this one shown is believed to be missing after the Coast Guard plane collided with a military helicopter off the Southern California coast Thursday Oct. 29, 2009, officials said.


  4. 3 Lee County men aboard missing cargo ship in BahamasRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Jeremy Riehm, 46, of Bokeelia; Steven Shultz, 53, of Cape Coral; and Keith Griffin, Fort Myers; are among 33 crew - 28 of them Americans - who were aboard the El Faro, a container ship that last made contact Thursday. Shultz's mother said Steven has been a Merchant Marine for 30 years.


  5. Coast Guard to give update on cargo ship lost in Hurricane JoaquinRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Palm Beach Post

    The U.S. Coast Guard is holding a briefing this morning to provide more information on the search for the El Faro cargo ship, which went missing last week in Hurricane Joaquin. Crew members on the El Faro, a 735-foot cargo ship, were able to radio out Thursday morning that the vessel had lost propulsion and was caught in Hurricane Joaquin.


  6. Video shows Coast Guard rescuing stranded mother, baby from flooded house in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | WGN-TV Chicago

    The Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System provided the video , which was recorded in a severely-flooded area of Huger, S.C. on Sunday. The U.S. Coast Guard said in a news release that a crew plucked Cristi Mueller and her 15-month-old daughter Kailynn Walts from the roof of their home in Huger in Berkeley County.


  7. U.S. Coast Guard rescues mother, infant from floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Footage shows U.S. Coast Guard rescuing a mother and her 15-month-old infant from a flooded house in South Carolina. Rough cut .


  8. What happened to the El Faro? Coast Guard to hold briefing on ship...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    The El Faro is shown in this undated photo provided by Tote Maritime via the Environmental Protection Agency. Although the U.S. Coast Guard has not confirmed the destruction of the cargo ship El Faro, the debris field, oil sheen and life ring with the El Faro's name on it are leaving little hope.


  9. Coast Guard searching for missing container ship caught in Hurricane JoaquinRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

    Coast Guard search and rescue crews have located multiple objects in the water in the search area for the El Faro. Life jackets, life rings, containers and an oil sheen have been located by Coast Guard aircrews.


  10. Volunteer search continues in Lake Michigan for missing menRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    The update comes after the U.S. Coast Guard says a decision to stop actively looking for Christopher Thode and Aaron Juarez was made Thursday after searches covering nearly 3,800 nautical square miles. Authorities say the men left Sept.


  11. Coast Guard finds debris field in search for El FaroRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The massive search for a container ship in the Caribbean Sea has yielded a 225-square-mile debris field, but no sign of the ship itself. The vessel, named El Faro, was carrying a crew of 28 Americans and five Polish nationals when it went missing near the Bahamas last week as Hurricane Joaquin, with winds blowing at 130 mph, passed over the archipelago.


  12. Coast Guard to brief Monday on El FaroRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News 4 Jax



  13. No word on ship lost off BahamasRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    The search for a U.S. cargo ship that was lost during Hurricane Joaquin off the southeastern Bahamas turned up more clues Sunday but no word yet on the fate of the vessel or its 33-member crew.


  14. Daughter's last message from El Faro: 'There is a hurricane out here...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

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  15. Weakening Joaquin passes Bermuda after lashing it with rainRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Valley Morning Star

    This NOAA satellite image taken Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. at 9:45 AM EDT shows slowly weakening Hurricane Joaquin southwest of Bermuda, moving in a north-northeast direction.


  16. Turkey Launches Amphibious ShipRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Marine News

    Turkey launched the 140-meter amphibious ship "Bayraktar," the first of two vessels that are part of a domestic Landing Ship, Tank project, reports Local media. The two ships boast local design and construction and are aimed at meeting the operational requirements of the Turkish Naval Forces Command, according to the website of Anadolu Tersanesi, the company that constructed the ship.


  17. Coast Guard Video Of Jet Skier Rescue In Manasquan InletRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    An unidentified man was rescued Sunday afternoon by a U.S. Coast Guard crew after he tried to ride a jet ski in Manasquan Inlet, according to reports. In the Coast Guard video and other videos circulating on social media, Manasquan Inlet -- between Point Pleasant Beach and Manasquan -- is full of whitecaps as the inlet shows the impact of Hurricane Joaquin, sending wind and waves to the Jersey Shore despite its path well to the east.


  18. Bermuda whipped by weakening Hurricane JoaquinRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    Rear Adm. Scott Buschman, commander of the Coast Guard 7th District, receives an update brief for the missing cargo ship El Faro at the Coast Guard 7th District in Miami, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015.


  19. The Latest: Cargo ship has 2 Coast Guard certified lifeboatsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    An official with the shipping company that owns and operates the El Faro says the missing cargo ship has two U.S. Coast Guard certified lifeboats that can hold 43 people each. Phil Greene, president and CEO of TOTE Services, Inc. also said the El Faro has four life rafts, four in the rear and one in the front, which could hold 15-17 people each.


  20. Mainers hoping for - miracle'Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Mainers are hoping for a "miracle," with three native sons and a daughter reportedly among the crew aboard a U.S. cargo ship missing in the wake of Hurricane Joaquin - and now the subject of an intense search off the Bahamas where rescuers spotted floated debris and an oil sheen yesterday. The ship, the 790-foot El Faro, has not been heard from since it lost power Thursday, when the crew reported they were taking in water from the choppy sea churned by Hurricane Joaquin.