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12/31/2012

MODU KULLUK: Multiple marine casualties and grounding.

30

10/29/2012

BOUNTY: Sinking of the tall ship off the Carolina coast with loss of life.

Photograph of vessel sinking.

10

7/3/2011

ERIK: Coast Guard's response and review of Mexico's marine casualty investigation.

1

11/8/2010

CARNIVAL SPLENDOR: Engine room fire and loss of power.

3

6/14/2010

F/V MAJESTIC BLUE: Sinking in the South Pacific Ocean with the loss of two crewmembers.

4

4/20/2010

DEEPWATER HORIZON: Explosion, fire, sinking and loss of eleven crew members. (Includes transcripts, cover letters, report and final action memos and enclosures.)

Photograph of burning rig.

58

1/23/2010

T/V EAGLE OTOME, M/ GULL ARROW, T/B KIRBY.UTV DIXIE VENGENCE: Allisions, collisions and oil spill in the Sabine-Neches waterway.

54

11/28/2009

TIED HIGH: Parasailing accident with multiple loss of life.

Photograph of vessel beached.

11

3/24/2009

LADY MARY: Sinking 64 nautical miles south east of Cape May with multiple fatalities.

Photograph of Lady Mary.

65

1/7/2009

S/R WILMINGTON: Electrocution of a licensed third engineer offshore of Galveston, Texas. Enclosures.

2

11/13/2008

COSTA AND CORVO: Loss of vessel and fatality in George's Shoal.

Image of vessel pre-casualty.

4

1/3/2009

F/V PATRIOT: Sinking 14 nautical miles off the coast of Gloucester, MA with the loss of two crewmembers.

12

10/22/2008

F/V KATMAI: Sinking iIn the Amchitka Pass, North Pacific with loss of life.

36

7/23/2008

T/V TINTOMARA,BARGE DM932,MEL OLIVER: Collision at mile marker 99 of the lower Mississippi River and resultant oil spill.

14

3/23/2008

ALASKA RANGER: Sinking with loss of life.

Photograph of vessel.

26

11/7/2007

COSCO BUSAN: Allision with the Delta Tower of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in San Francisco Bay.

4

2/28/2007

MONTROSE: Grounding of the vessel in the Chesapeake Bay.

4

1/31/2007

LADY LUCK: Sinking and loss of two crewmembers in the Gulf of Maine.

0.3

1/26/2007

LADY OF GRACE: Sinking and loss of four crewmembers in Nantucket Sound.

11.3

12/1/2006

NAHOKU II: Dismasting and fatality.

3

3/26/2006

STAR PRINCESS: Fire off the coast of Jamica.

3

1/18/2006

TUG VALOUR: Sinking 40 miles off the coast of Wilmington, North Carolina with multiple loss of life.

1.9

1/19/2005

EMC 423: Explosion, fire and sinking of tank barge with one loss of life on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.

25

1/9/2005

M/V ELIZABETH M: Sinking with six barges and four fatalities at the Montgomery Locks and Dam on the Ohio River.

Photograph of vessel sinking.

3.6

11/26/2004

ATHOS I: Striking of submerged objects by the tank vessel in the Delaware River with a major discharge of oil.

2

4/7/2004

OSV SEABULK NEW JERSEY: Fire near the Port of Fourchon resulting in $100,000 in damage to the vessel.

0.5

3/6/2004

LADY D: Capsizing and loss of five lives and multiple serious injuries.

16.3

2/28/2004

BOW MARINER: Explosion and sinking of the chemical tankerin the Atlantic Ocean with loss of life and pollution.

0.5

2/21/2004

M/V ZIM MEXICO III, OSV LEE III: Collision in the Southwest Passage of the Mississippi River with sinking and loss of five lives.

18

12/9/2003

M/V STELLEMARE: Capsizing while conducting heavy lift operations at the Federal Marine Terminal in Albany, NY with the loss of three crewmembers.

Photograph of vessel.

0.1

6/30/2003

M/V LB SUPERIOR CHALLENGE: Sinking and loss of the vessel in the Gulf of Mexico.

0.3

3/8/2003

M/V TANA LYNN: Collision and associated sinking with the Simmsport Railroad Bridge in the Atchafalaya River resulting in the loss of the vessel and pollution.

0.7

1/23/2003

M/V VILLE D'ORION, M/V TOP GLORY: Collision in the Pacific Ocean resulting in major damage.

0.5

1/9/2003

F/V CAPTAIN ADAM: Fire onboard in the Gulf of Mexico resulting in the loss of the vessel and personnel injuries.

0.7

11/10/2002

M/T ISOLA BLU, SHELL GEISMAR DOCK: Allision on the Lower Mississippi River resulting in $750K in damage.

0.6

11/6/2002

BARGE C.J. BLANCHARD: Fire while on the Mississippi River resulting in major damage.

0.5

11/4/2002

SS FREDERICKSBURG, JOE D. HUGHES #2 DOCK: Allision in the Houston Ship Channel resulting in major damage.

0.6

10/20/2002

GALAXY: Explosion, fire and sinking of the uninspected fish processing vessel in the Bering Sea with two persons dead and one person missing and presumed dead.

Photograph of vessel.

4.3

7/6/2002

MR FRED: Diving fatality in the Gulf of Mexico.

21

9/15/2001

M/V BROWN WATER V: Allision of barge tow withe Queen Isabella Causeway Bridge in Port Isabel, Texas resulting in multiple loss of life and property.

Photograph of bridge.

2

7/15/2001

M/V ELAINE G: Collision between its tow and a recreational vessel on the Ohio River.

1

7/14/2001

SSG EDWARD A. CARTER, JR.: Engine room fire with two fatalities at the Military Ocean Terminal.

2

6/15/2001

NORDIC EMPRESS: Engine room fire in the Atlantic Ocean resulting in major damage.

1.1

4/2/2001

ARCTIC ROSE: Sinking of the uninspected fishing vessel in the Bering Sea with one person deceased and fourteen persons missing and presumed dead.

4

1/25/2000

TWO FRIENDS: Sinking in the Atlantic Ocean with the loss to two lives.

8.6

8/8/1999

MARIA T, SCOTT TURECAMO: Severing of the eight inch diameter Central Gas and Electric natural gas pipeline, Hudson River, Poughkeepsie, NY.

1

5/1/1999

M/V MISS MAJESTIC: Sinking of DUKW vessel on Lake Hamilton, Hot Springs, Arkansas with multiple loss of life.

Photograph of vessel.

1

2/26/1999

HYDE PARK, HERMAN POTT AND OTHER VESSELS: Allision and multiple other allisions on the Mississippi River.

3.8

1/9/1999

CAPE FEAR: Sinking three nautical miles Southwest of Cuttyhunk, Massachusetts with the loss of two lives.

4.4

12/15/1998

MONARCH OF THE SEAS: Grounding on Proselyte Reef in Great Bay, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilleswith major vessel damage.

1

12/11/1998

LINDA E: Disappearance of vessel and three fatalities on Lake Michigan.

1

3/12/1997

M/V SAUDI MAKKAH, M/V TURTLE QUEEN: Collision in the Chesapeake Bay.

4

12/14/1996

BRIGHT FIELD: Loss of propulsion and allision with the Riverwalk shopping complex in New Orleans, Louisiana, with multiple injuries.

4.8

3/4/1996

CLIFFS DRILLING RIG: Fatality involving commercal diver.

4

1/19/1996

SCANDIA, NORTH CAPE: Fire onboard and grouunding of tug and grounding of tank barge near Point Judith, Rhode Island with major pollution.

1.6

10/8/1994

SEAL ISLAND: Engine room fire on tankship in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, with injuries and multiple loss of life.

3.2

10/1/1994

FRANK PALLADINO JR.; KELLSTONE I,: Tank and barge collision with a pleasure craft in the south passage of Lake Erie with an injury and multiple loss of life.

4.8

12/5/1993

EL TORO II, : Sinking in the Chesapeake Bay with loss of life.

1.7

11/6/1993

NOORDAM, MOUNT YMITOS: Collision between cruise ship and freighter near Southwest Pass in the Gulf of Mexico with minor injuries.

0.5

10/9/1993

OMI CHARGER: Tankship tank explosion at inner anchorage near Galveston, Texas, with injuries and multiple loss of life.

4

8/10/1993

M/V BALSA 37, SEAFARER, T/B OCEAN 255, CAPT. FRED BOUCHARD,T/B NO. 155: Multiple collisions.

0.5

1/3/1992

SANTA CLARA: Inquiry concerning the loss of hazardous materials near the New Jersey coast.

1

3/22/1990

ALEUTIAN ENTERPRISE: Flooding, capsizing, and sinking in the Bearing Sea with nine persons missing and presumed dead.

8

3/2/1989

EXXON HOUSTON: Grounding near Barbers Point, Hawaii with pollution and subsequent constructive loss of vessel.

2

12/15/1988

ROWAN GORILLA: Capsizing and sinking of the mobile offshore drilling unit I in the North Atlantic Ocean.

3

2/5/1987

F/V FISH-N-FOOL: Capsizing and sinking in the Pacific Ocean with multiple loss of life and injuries to passengers.

2

10/28/1986

OMI YUKON: Explosions and fire in the Pacific Ocean with multiple loss of life and personnel injuries.

5

2/8/1986

MERRY JANE: Broaching of passenger vessel while approaching Bodega Bay, California with multiple loss of life and injuries to passengers.

1.1

10/31/1984

PUERTO RICAN: Tankship explosion and fire in the Pacific Ocean with loss of life.

10

3/9/1984

M/V SCANDINAVIAN SEA: Cruise ship fire off the coast of Florida.

3.8

2/26/1984

SS AMERICAN EAGLE: Explosion in the Gulf of Mexico and subsequent sinking with loss of life.

5

10/25/1983

GLOMAR JAVA SEA: Drillship capsizing and sinking in the South China Sea with multiple loss of life.

5

2/16/1983

M/V SAN MATEO: Capsizing in Morro Bay, CA.

1.9

2/14/1983

AMERICUS, ALTAIR: Multiple fishing vessel capsizing, diasppearance and sinking fishing vessel in the Bearing Sea with presumed multiple loss of life.

1.9

2/12/1983

SS MARINE ELECTRIC: Capsizing and sinking in the Atlantic Ocean with multiple loss of life.

6.7

10/24/1982

M/V JOAN LA RIE III: Capsizing and sinking in the Atlantic Ocean with multiple loss of life.

0.8

6/16/1982

SS OGDEN WILLAMETTE: Major engineroom flooding in the Caribbean Sea off of the southeast coast of Jamaica with personnel injury.

0.8

2/15/1982

(MODU) OCEAN RANGER: Capsizing and sinking in the Atlantic Ocean with multiple loss of life.

2.4

10/24/1980

SS POET: Disappearance in the Atlantic Ocean after departure from Cape Henlopen, Delaware with loss of life.

7.5

5/9/1980

M.S. SUMMIT VENTURE: Collision with the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, Tampa Bay , Florida with multiple loss of life.

0.9

1/28/1980

USCG BLACKTHORN, SS CAPRICORN: Collision in Tampa Bay with loss of life.

3.6

8/30/1979

M/V INCA TUPAC YUPANQUI, TB PANAMA CITY, Tug CAPT. NORMAN: Collision in the lower Mississippi River on with loss of life.

1.1

5/10/1979

(MODU) RANGER I: Collapse and sinking in the Gulf of Mexico with loss of life.

4

3/30/1979

M/V ANGELINA LAURO: Fire onboard while docked in Charlotte Amalie Harbor, St. Thomas, USVI.

2.3

12/11/1978

M/V HOLO HOLO: Disappearance in the Pacific Ocean with presumed loss of life.

1.8

10/20/1978

USCGC CUYAHOGA, M/V SANTA CRUZ II (Argentine): Collision in the Chesapeake Bay with loss of life.

3

1/10/1977

M/V CHESTER POLING: Sinking in the Atlantic Ocean with loss of life.

2.3

12/17/1976

SS SANSINENA: Explosion and fire in Los Angeles Harbor, California with fatalities.

4.6

10/20/1976

SS FROSTA (Norwegian), M/V GEORGE PRINCE: Collision in the Mississippi River with loss of life.

4.8

4/15/1976

OCEAN EXPRESS (Drilling Unit): Capsizing and sinking in the Gulf of Mexico with loss of life.

7.1

11/13/1975

Tank barge B-924: Explosion and fire on board at Greenville, Mississippi with loss of life.

2.6

11/10/1975

EDMUND FITZGERALD: Sinking in Lake Superior with loss of life.

5.4

1/31/1975

SS EDGAR M. QUEENY - S/T CORINTHOS: Collision at Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania on with loss of life.

6

9/26/1974

TRANSHURON: Stranding at Kiltan Island.

1.6

4/9/1974

ELIAS: Explosion and fire at Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania with loss of life.

1.9

1/18/1974

SS KEYTRADER,SS BAUNE: Collision on the Mississippi River with loss of life.

1.8

10/3/1973

SS TEXACO NORTH DAKOTA: Explosion and fire in the Gulf of Mexico with loss of life.

1.3

6/17/1973

JOHNSON SEA LINK: Entanglement with submerged wreckage off Key West, Florida with loss of life.

1.8

6/2/1973

SS C. V. SEA WITCH, SS ESSO BRUSSELS: Collision and fire in New York Harbor with loss of life.

4.3

5/19/1973

COMET: Foundering off Point Judith, Rhode Island with loss of life.

1.9

4/2/1973

SS SILVER DOVE: Cargo shift and sinking in the North Pacific.

2.5

3/7/1973

SS HILLYER BROWN: Grouonding at Cold Bay, Alaska.

1.4

11/18/1972

WILLIAM T.STEELE: Death of three ships officers at Guayanilla, Puerto Rico.

1.2

10/25/1972

OCEAN 80: Unmanned barge explosion and fire at Cateret, New Jersey.

1.1

9/21/1972

CAROLINE, WEEKS BARGE NO. 254: Collision with the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel.

1.2

8/16/1972

LOSS OF NUMEROUS VESSELS: During heavy weather in the vicinity of Chetco River, Oregon with loss of life.

1.7

5/4/1972

M/V VENUS: Explosion and fire in the St. Lawrence River with loss of life.

1.3

2/1/1972

SS V. A. FOGG: Sinking in the Gulf of Mexico with loss of life.

4

1/10/1972

I.O.S. 3301, MARTHA R. INGRAM: Structural failure of the tank barge.

1.4

12/18/1971

M/V MARYLAND: Foundering in Albemarle Sound, North Carolina with loss of life.

3.8

10/7/1971

SS STEEL VENDOR: Standing on Loaita Bank in the South China Sea.

1.4

8/14/1971

M/V JAMES L. HAMILTON, M/V LASALLE: Collision with motorboat OH-5421-MC with the loss of seven lives.

1.4

3/27/1971

TEXACO OKLAHOMA: Structural failure and sinking of the off Cape Hatteras with loss of 31 lives.

2.9

1/18/1971

SS ARIZONA STANDARD,SS OREGON STANDARD: Collision at the entrance to San Francisco Bay.

3.1

7/22/1970

JOAN ELLIS: Sinking in Galveston Bay.

0.9

5/28/1970

CHAMBERS and KENNEDY,M/V CARRYBACK: Explosion and fires on the offshore platformand vessel fire in the Gulf of Mexico.

1

12/26/1969

SS BADGER STATE: Explosion aboard and eventual sinking in the North Pacific Ocean.

1.7

11/2/1969

MAJORIE McALLISTER: Loss of motor vessel in the Atlantic Ocean.

1.4

5/12/1969

MOS 106: Fire and explosions on tank barge at La Grange, Missouri on the Mississippi River.

1

4/6/1969

SS UNION FAITH, M/V WARREN J. DOUCET: Collision involving vessels and tows on the Mississippi River.

0.8

1/9/1969

M/V THERESA F.: Capsizing in the Gulf of Mexico.

0.8

12/7/1968

F/V FENWICK ISLAND: Capsizing in the Atlantic Ocean.

0.5

12/7/1968

USCG WHITE ALDER,SS HELENA: Collision in the Mississippi River.

1

11/25/1968

M/V TRIPLE CROWN: Sinking with loss of life in Santa Barbara Channel.

0.6

3/16/1968

AFRICAN STAR, M/V MIDWEST CITIES: Collisionon the Mississippi River.

1.3

3/13/1968

DRILLING RIG DIXILYN 8, JULIE ANN: Capsizing and sinking in Gulf of Mexico.

0.7

3/3/1968

SS OCEAN EAGLE: Grounding and breaking up San Juan Harbor.

0.7

10/24/1967

CONTINENTAL OIL RIG 43-A: Explosion and fire with no loss of life in the Gulf of Mexico.

0.9

10/9/1967

SS PANOCEANIC FAITH: Foundering with loss of life North Pacific Ocean.

1.4

9/23/1967

LAKE MICHIGAN SQUALLS: Loss of and damage to numerous vessels and loss of life, east coast of Lake Michigan.

1.6

6/16/1967

TEXACO MASSACHUSETTS, M/V ALVA CAPE: Collision.

0.8

6/2/1967

M/V THORSTREAM: Explosion and fire with loss of life in Buffalo, New York.

1.1

11/22/1966

DANIEL J. MORREL: Sinking in Lake Huron with loss of life.

1.9

11/1/1966

M/V SOUTHERN CITIES: Disappearance of the in the Gulf of Mexico with loss of life.

0.9

10/24/1966

SS GULFSTAG: Fire with loss of life Gulf of Mexico.

1.2

9/7/1966

SS HANSEATIC: Fire on board German passenger vessel in New York, NY.

0.6

11/13/1965

SS YARMOUTH CASTLE: Fire on board and subsequent sinking with loss of life.

1

8/2/1965

SS ARIZONA,M/V MEIKO MARU: Collision with loss life.

0.7

5/7/1965

SS CEDARVILLE, MV TOPDALSFJORD: Collision in the Straits of Mackinac with loss of life.

0.8

12/20/1964

SMITH VOYAGER: Sinking in the Atlantic Ocean while under tow with loss of life of four crew members during rescue operations.

1.6

10/19/1964

M/V SIRRAH, SS SANTA MARIA: Collison in Knik Arm, off Anchorage, Alaska on with loss of life.

0.6

7/13/1964

SS DANIEL PIERCE: Flooding and total loss at Guanica, Puerto Rico.

0.4

6/30/1964

C. P. BAKER: Explosion, fire and sinking of the drillingin the Gulf of Mexico.

0.6

3/25/1964

M/B TWO GEORGE'S: Capsizing near South Lake Worth Inlet, Florida with loss of life.

0.5

3/25/1964

SS SAN JACINTO: Explosion in the Atlantic Ocean off of the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

0.6

3/19/1964

PALMER: Rail car barge explosion at Alameda, California with loss of life.

0.2

3/6/1964

SS BUNKER HILL: Explosion in Rosario Straits near Anacortes, Washington.

1.3

11/14/1963

M/V DYNAFUEL, M/V FERVIEW: Collision of in Buzzards Bay.

0.6

2/4/1963

SS MARINE SULPHUR QUEEN: Disappearance at sea with the presumed loss of all persons on board.

2

1/23/1963

M/V DIVERSITY: Capsizing in the Gulf of Mexico with loss of life.

0.4

10/20/1962

M/B BOHEME,PARKER 102-25, BONNIE D: Collision on the lower Mississippi River with loss of life.

0.7

9/2/1962

Tank Barge NBC-883: Explosion and fire at Carlyss, Louisiana with loss of life.

0.3

3/21/1962

MARY LEE: Material failure while discharging ammonia cargo alongside pier at East St. Louis, Illinois, with attendant loss of life and personnel injury.

0.3

2/21/1962

SS OLYMPIC ROCK, PRINCESS with the tank barge W.L. GRAHAM: Collision in the Delaware River on with loss of life.

0.7

11/7/1961

M/V UNION RELIANCE, M/V BEREAN: Collision, in Houston Ship channel with loss of life.

0.4

10/2/1961

SS HESS MARINER: Engine room casualty and foundering in position Lat. 30°42' North,Long.79°30' West.

0.7

9/26/1961

USNS POTOMAC: Fire and explosion at Morehead City, North Carolina with loss of life.

0.7

4/14/1961

SS MARINE MERCHANT: Structural failure inthe Gulf of Maine.

0.6

1/13/1961

ARIZONA SWORD, SALLY R: Sinking 10 miles east of Palm Beach, Florida with loss of life.

0.6

12/31/1960

PHILIP ARTHUR with barges ALAMO 100, ALAMO 400 and ALMO 600: Sinkiing with loss of life.

0.3

12/21/1960

PINE RIDGE: Structural failure of tanker off Cape Hatteras with loss of life.

0.6

10/22/1960

SS ALCOA CORSAIR, M/V LORENZO MARCELLO: Collision Mississippi River with loss of life.

0.6

10/20/1960

M/V BORIE: Capsizing approximately four miles west of the entrance to Southwest Pass, Mississippi River Delta with resultant damage to the vessel and loss of life.

0.3

9/21/1960

M/V S-21: Explosion and fire with loss of life.

0.4

6/30/1960

SS GEORGE MacDONALD: Engine room casualty approximately 165 miles east of Savannah.

0.7

6/24/1960

SS GREEN BAY, USCG LIGHTSHIP RELIEF (WAL-505): Collision on Ambrose Lightship Stationwith the resultant sinking of the RELIEF.

0.4

5/20/1960

SS AUGUST ZIESING,SS STANDARD PORTLAND CEMENT: Collision, Lake Huron.

0.7

3/19/1960

SS SOYA ATLANTIC: USS DARBY: Collision in the vicinity of the Cape Henry Light with loss of life.

0.5

11/25/1959

M/V NATIONAL PRIDE: Capsizing in the Gulf of Mexico with loss of life.

1.6

11/17/1959

FREEPORT SULPHUR CO. NO. 20: Explosion and fire Avondale Marine Ways, Harvey Louisiana with loss of life.

0.4

11/8/1959

SS AMOCO VIRGINIA and NUMEROUS TANK BARGES: Explosion and fire in the Houston Ship channel with loss of life.

1

10/29/1959

SS AMERICAN PRESS - SS ISRAEL; Investigation into the collision with loss of life.

0.9

9/27/1959

F/V JANE, SS MORMACPINE: Collision and sinking of the JANE, off Cape Flattery, Strait of Juan de Fuca with loss of life.

0.6

8/1/1959

J. H. REVELS, McDERMOTT: Casualty to the tug and spud barge No. 4 resulting from the explosion of the UNION OIL COMPANY WELL NO. 23, Timbalier Bay, Louisiana with loss of life.

0.2

7/26/1959

OFFSHORE PLATFORM SOUTH TIMBALIER BLOCK 134-D1: Explosion and fire, Gulf of Mexico with loss of life.

0.5

6/25/1959

SS MONROVIA, SS ROYALTON: Collision on Lake Huron.

0.6

4/26/1959

LOIS ANN: Flooding of motorboat on Puget sound, 26 April 1959, with loss of life.

0.4

3/26/1959

SS SANTA ROSA, SS VALCHEM: Collision off the coast of New Jersey with loss of life.

1

3/1/1959

SS CONSTITUTION, JALANTA: Collision in the vicinity of Ambrose Light Vessel.

0.5

2/22/1959

M/V ANNE ,MISS EMPIRE: Collision in Gulf of Mexico with loss of life.

0.4

1/30/1959

DERRICK NO. 2: Boiler explosion on the Mississippi River with loss of life.

0.3

11/20/1958

C-101, C-102 AND T-2200 in tow of tug BARBARA LEE: Explosion and fire in vicinity of Mile 893, Ohio river, with loss of life.

0.5

11/18/1958

SS CARL D. BRADLEY: Foundering on Lake Michigan with loss of life.

0.9

10/15/1958

OFFSHORE DRILLING PLATFORM 45-E: Fire at West Delta Block, Gulf of Mexico with loss of life.

0.5

8/7/1958

GULFOIL, S.E. GRAHAM: Collision off Bull Point East Passage, Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island with loss of life.

0.6

6/25/1958

EMPRESS BAY, MS NEBRASKA: Collision on the East River with loss of life.

0.8

10/8/1957

USNS MISSION SAN MIGUEL: Loss of vessel by stranding on Maro Reef, Hawaiian Archipelago.

0.4

9/10/1957

WILLIAM T. ROSSELL, M/V THORSHALL: Collision, Coos Bay, Oregon with loss of life.

0.6

8/27/1957

SS CIUDAD DE BUENOS AIRES, American SS MORMACSURF: Collision and sinking in the Rio de La Plata.

0.2

6/30/1957

ANAHILDA: Swamping and capsizing with loss of life, off Guanica, Puerto Rico.

0.7

6/26/1957

F/V KETURAH: Collision with offshore drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico and sinking with loss of life.

1.3

4/17/1957

DRILLING BARGE MR. K: Capsizing of barge in the Gulf of Mexico, with loss of life.

0.5

3/7/1957

ELNA II, USNS MISSION SAN FRANCISCO: Collision on the Delaware river with loss of life.

1.1

1/29/1957

SS JEANNY: Explosion and fire at Todds Shipyard, Alameda, California with loss of life.

0.8

11/26/1956

SS AMOCO MAINE: Explosion in theulf of Mexico with loss of life.

1.5

11/25/1956

RUSSELL NO. 29: Explosion and fire at Linden, N.J. with loss of life.

0.5

9/15/1956

SS PELAGIA: Foundering of the off coast of Norway with loss of life.

0.5

8/10/1956

SEDCO NO.8-RIG 22: Capsizing, Avondale, Louisiana, with loss of life.

0.7

8/10/1956

M/V HEIDBERG: Explosion and fire off Lewes, Delaware with loss of life.

1.3

5/23/1956

DREDGE No. 906, M/V E. JAMES FUCIK: Capsizing and foundering with loss life.

1.4

5/14/1956

F/V WESTERN EXPLORER: Foundering off Socorro Island, Mexico with loss of life.

0.7

5/14/1956

SS HOWARD OLSON, SS MARINE LEOPARD: Collision off Point Sur, California with loss of life.

0.6

4/19/1956

SS A. M. Byers, SS E. M. Ford: Collision in the St. Clair River.

1

3/29/1956

SS ESSO PATERSON: Explosion and fire at Baytown, Texas.

0.5

3/3/1956

SS WASHINGTON MAIL: Structural failure and foundering, Gulf of Alaska .

1.3

1/17/1956

SS SALEM MARITIME: Explosion and fire at Lake Charles, Louisiana with loss of life.

1.7

8/12/1955

LEVIN J. MARVEL: Foundering of the schooner near North Beach, Maryland with loss of life.

1.2

6/25/1955

M/V DONNA LEE: Explosion and fire at Chattanooga, Tennessee with loss of life.

0.6

6/22/1955

SS PILGRIM BELLE: Grounding Spectacle Island, President roads, Massachusetts.

1.8

5/10/1955

M/B LIBERTY: Broaching at entrance to Bodega Bay, California with loss of life.

0.6

5/2/1955

Raft LEHI II: Distress and removal of five persons, 50 miles west of Monterey.

0.9

4/21/1955

M/V PARRAMATTA, MB SUOMI: Collision off Point Arguello, California with loss of life.

0.8

3/31/1955

SS MORMACSPRUCE, USS WILLIAM T. POWELL: Collision in Delaware Bay.

1

3/27/1955

OUTBOARD MOTORBOAT: Capsizingin Sinepuxent Bay, Maryland with loss of six lives.

0.6

3/10/1955

F/V SANTA MARIA, USN LST-306: Collision Pudget Sound, Washington, with loss of life.

0.4

1/14/1955

SS STEELORE: Heavy list and partial flooding during at sea in the North Atlantic Ocean.

0.5

1/13/1955

F/V DORIS GERTRUDE: Foundering off New England Coast with eleven crew members on board.

0.4

12/5/1954

M/V SOUTHERN DISTRICTS: Disappearance at sea with all persons on board.

1.4

10/14/1954

M/V PRINS WILLEM V, Barge SINCLAIR NO.12: Collision with barge under tow, Lake Michigan.

1.6

10/7/1954

SS MORMACKITE: Foundering off Virginia Capes on with loss of life.

1.7

10/2/1954

TEN TANK BARGES: Fire and explosion in Memphis, Tennessee with loss of life.

0.3

10/2/1954

USCGC MORRIS, M/B ALOHA: Collision off of California with loss of life.

0.6

8/31/1954

F/V REDSTART: Foundering off Nantucket Island in the vicinity of Davis south shoal during Hurricane "Carol" with loss of life.

0.4

8/5/1954

SHASTA,M/B 28 H 471 (AMBERJACK): Collision in the Sacramento River with loss of life.

0.5

7/15/1954

NORA V: Capsizing in the Delaware Bay with loss of life.

0.8

3/9/1954

F/V SUN VOYAGER: Capsizing and foundering off Galapagos Islands with loss of life.

1

12/30/1953

ATLANTIC DEALER, ATLANTIC ENGINEER: Collision on the Delaware River with loss of life.

1.6

12/22/1953

ULB 315: Explosion, Point Pleasant, W. Va. with loss of life.

0.4

12/19/1953

SUSAN: Dissapearance of off Atlantic Coast United States with seven persons on board.

0.4

11/2/1953

M/V BLACK FALCON: Explosion Boston with loss of life.

1

10/11/1953

FREDA M.: Capsizing off of Montauk Point, Long Island with loss of life.

0.8

10/2/1953

SS PIONEER, M/V WALLSCHIFF: Collision in the St. Clair River.

1.6

9/27/1953

SS TICONDEROGA: Explosion.

1

9/13/1953

JAMESTOWN: Car overboard with loss of life, Old Point Comfort.

0.5

9/12/1953

SS MARYLAND: Grounding in the vicinity of Marquette, Michigan.

0.7

8/17/1953

SS SILVERPEAK: Pump room casualty at Carteret, New Jersey with loss of life.

1.9

7/23/1953

PAN GEORGIA,J.H. DEINLEIN, WATOCO: Explosion and fires Wilmington, Delaware with loss of life.

1.5

7/14/1953

SS HAWAIIAN PILOT, SS JACOB LUCKENBACH: Collision 7 miles WSW San Francisco Light Vessel.

0.8

7/7/1953

SS CORNHUSKER MARINER: Stranding off Pusan Harbor, Korea.

0.9

6/28/1953

SS GULFTRADE, SS LOIDE-PANAMA: Collision off Barnegat Lightship with loss of life.

1.6

6/5/1953

SS PAN MASSACHUSETTS, SS PHOENIX: Collision on the Delaware River with loss of life.

0.9

5/26/1953

MB 42 E 299 (YONNIE): Going over Dam # 41, Ohio River with loss of life.

0.5

5/17/1953

SS CORNER BROOK, DELAWARE: Collision, Delaware Bay.

1.5

5/11/1953

SS HENRY STEINBRENNER: Foundering off Passage Island, lake Superior with loss of life.

1.5

4/23/1953

P.N. ELLIS: Capsizing and sinking in the Atchafalaya River with loss of life.

0.8

1/30/1953

SS FAIRHOPE: Grounding at West San Benito Island, Mexico.

0.5

12/21/1952

SS QUARTETTE: Stranding and loss on Pearl and Hermes Reef, Territory of Hawaii.

0.6

12/11/1952

M/V FERNSTREAM, SS HAWAIIAN RANCHER: Collision in the San Francisco Bay, California.

2.2

12/9/1952

SS SEAFORT, USS SITKOH BAY: Collision approximately 30 miles WSW of Point Loma, California.

1.6

12/5/1952

OPTIMIST: Stranding on New Jersey shore, on or about with loss of life.

0.8

11/29/1952

M/V PRINCESS PAT: Foundering off Essex Point, Galapagos Island with loss of life.

0.5

11/18/1952

Tug ARTHUR N. HERRON: Fire on the Schuylkill River with loss of life.

0.8

11/14/1952

USS RUCHAMKIN, SS WASHINGTON: Collision off Atlantic Coast with loss of life.

1.4

9/26/1952

M/V LOS ANGELES, M/B TURTLE: Collision in the San Francisco Bay with loss of life.

0.6

8/20/1952

SS WESTERN FARMER, BJORGHOLM: Collision in Dover Straits.

0.4

7/27/1952

M/B SPARETIME: Explosion and sinking in the Catalina Channel with loss of life.

0.9

7/26/1952

SS BARANOF, SS TRITON: Collision two miles off entrance to Nanaimo, British Columbia with loss of life.

0.8

7/12/1952

LOMPOC, VICTOR H. KELLY: Explosion and fire Oleum, California with loss of life.

1.6

6/20/1952

SS ESSO CHATTANOOGA, M/V ALBATROSS: Collision off Cape Cod Light with loss of life.

1.3

5/25/1952

M/V A. C. DODGE, SS MICHAEL: Collision in the Delaware River with loss of life.

1.2

5/22/1952

ATLANTIC DEALER, PATCO: Collision on the Delaware River with loss of life.

1

5/15/1952

ANGELINA, SS BARBARA LYKES, F.L. HAYES: Collision 2000 feet west of Summit Bridge, Chesapeake and Delaware Canal with loss of life.

1.2

5/11/1952

R.T.C. 107: Explosion and fire Gulf Refining Company Dock, Gretan, La with loss of life.

1.9

5/7/1952

MV Harold Reinauer: Explosion and fire, Boston, Massachusetts.

0.9

5/4/1952

MISSISSIPPI, MV EWD. B. WARNER: Explosion Mile 580.2 Mississippi River with loss of life.

0.7

3/13/1952

ANNA C. PERRY: Dissapearance with all persons onboard, off Atlantic Coast.

1.4

2/18/1952

PENDLETON: Structural failure off Cape Cod with loss of life.

1.3

2/18/1952

FORT MERCER: Structural failure off Cape Cod with loss of life.

1.1

2/13/1952

PAOLINA: Disappearance will all persons onboard, off Atlantic Coast.

0.5

1/10/1952

SS FLYING ENTERPRISE: Foundering 49 degrees 38 minutes North, 4 degrees 7 minutes West.

0.9

1/9/1952

SS PENNSYLVANIA: Disappearance with crew in approximate position 51 degrees 09 minutes North, 141 degrees 13 minutes West.

0.8

12/2/1951

MB 25B717 (DOT): Capsizing Mission Bay Channel, San Diego with loss of life.

1.3

11/28/1951

VENTURA, LYNN: Collision Boston Outer Harbor with loss of life.

4

11/27/1951

M/V AMPHITROTS: Stranding off Charleston, S.C. with loss of life.

1

11/26/1951

MARY M.: Stranding on Cuttyhunk Islandwith loss of life.

1.4

11/6/1951

SS GEORGE WALTON: Fire and abandonment in approximate position 49 degrees 30 minutes North 134 degrees 05 minutes West with loss of life.

1.9

10/29/1951

SS PENOBSCOT, M/V Dauntless NO. 12, MORANIA NO. 130; Collision in the Buffalo River with loss of life.

1

10/5/1951

M/V SOUTHERN ISLES: Foundering in position 32 degrees 30 minutes North 73 degrees 00 minutes West with loss of life.

1.7

9/29/1951

MISS BUCKEYE II: Explosion onboard off Clearwater, Florida.

1.4

9/10/1951

SS CHARLES A. KEFFER: Flash fire in deep tanks, Philadelphia with loss of life.

1.2

9/8/1951

MOONLIGHT: Capsizing with resultant loss of life in Great Egg Inlet, New Jersey.

0.7

9/1/1951

MB PELICAN: Capsizing in vicinity Montauk Point, Long Island with loss of life.

0.9

8/4/1951

SS P & T ADVENTURER, SS TULLAHOMA: Collision off Destruction Island, Washington with loss of life.

1.8

7/15/1951

MB 30 F 1500 (FOURTH MARIE),14' OUTBOARD MOTORBOAT: Collision on the Detroit River with loss of life.

0.9

7/5/1951

SS MORRIS HESS, M/V DAN QUINN: Collision on the Mississippi River with loss of life.

1

6/28/1951

SS ALAN SEEGER, SS AUDREY: Collision in approximate position 43 degrees 50 minutes North, 124 degrees 48 minutes West.

1.2

6/10/1951

M/B JACK: Foundering off Plum Island, Long Island Sound with loss of life.

1

5/20/1951

SS L. P. ST. CLAIR, MSTS PVT. SADAO S. MUNEMORI: Collision Strait of Juan de Fuca.

1.9

5/14/1951

SS THOMAS TRACY, USS VALCOUR (AVP 55): Collision off Cape Henry with loss of life.

1.5

5/9/1951

SS ANTINOUS, SS TRANSAMERICAN: Collision in Delaware River.

0.5

5/5/1951

M/V ARIZONA SWORD, SS BERWINDVALE: Collision in the Cape Cod Canal.

0.3

4/20/1951

SS ESSO GREENSBORO, SS ESSO SUEZ: Collision involving the Gulf of Mexico with loss of life.

1.4

3/30/1951

SS STEEL INVENTOR, SS ASTRA: Collision off Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey.

0.6

2/16/1951

SS EXANTHIA, SS ELIZABETH: Collision in vicinity Mish Maull Light, Delaware Bay.

0.9

2/6/1951

F/V PENGUIN: Disappearance off Atlantic Coast.

0.5

1/20/1951

SS LOGAN'S FORT: Explosion Hampton Roads with loss of life.

1

1/14/1951

GUDRUN: Disappearance with all persons on board off Atlantic Coast.

0.4

12/28/1950

SS SINCLAIR H C: Pump room explosion resulting in the loss of life.

0.7

12/21/1950

MV ATLANTIC SUN, MV A.C. DODGE: Collision on Liston Range in the Delaware River.

0.5

12/18/1950

MV SACHEM: Foundering of tug 59,000 ft. 0360 True from Dunkirk Light with loss of life.

0.7

11/24/1950

SS ELTON HOYT II - SS ENDERS M. VOORHEES; Collision, Straits of Mackinac.

0.5

11/18/1950

Tug SS CECILIA: Boiler explosion Charleston, S.C. with loss of life.

1.3

10/30/1950

UNNAME DREDGE: Explosion mile 637.0 AHP Mississippi River with loss of life.

0.5

10/22/1950

MV ERRIA, SS PELICAN STATE: Collision approximately 3 miles south of AMBROSE LIGHTSHIP.

0.7

10/17/1950

NOTTINGHAM: Capsizing with loss of life, in the vicinity of Cleveland Harbor, Ohio.

0.6

10/16/1950

SS JOHN M. MCKERCHEY: Foundering with loss of life, vicinity of Lorain Harbor, Ohio.

0.5

10/2/1950

E.J. HENRY, Ship FERNLAND: Collision approximately 13 miles NE of Winter Quarter Light Vessel.

0.8

9/9/1950

THERESA A.: Disappearance with all persons on board, off the Atlantic Coast.

0.5

8/25/1950

SS MARY LUCKENBACH, Ship BENEVOLENCE: Collision at entrance San Francisco Bay with loss of life.

2.5

8/18/1950

SS RUSSELL R. JONES: Fire at sea.

0.4

7/9/1950

T/V JOHN GOODE: Flash explosion in pump room with loss of life.

0.3

7/2/1950

SS MELROSE, SS SANDCRAFT: Collision in New York Harbor.

0.9

6/27/1950

SS EXCALIBUR, COLUMBIA: Collision in New York Harbor.

0.5

6/25/1950

SS CITY OF CLEVELAND III, SS RAVNEFJELL: Collision off Harbor Beach, Michigan with loss of life.

0.7

6/11/1950

CABIN CRUISER: Sinking after going over Dam No. 3, Allegheny River with loss of life.

0.9

6/10/1950

SIGNAL HILL: Sinking in Catalina Channel, California with loss of life.

0.5

5/30/1950

MotorJACTO; Swamping in Shark River Inlet, New Jersey with loss of life.

0.4

5/19/1950

POWDER PIER, LIGHTERS: Explosion involving the South Amboy, New Jersey.

2.3

5/19/1950

JANE SMITH: Collision with bridge and foundering with loss of life.

1

4/9/1950

M/V LORRAINE: Sinking in lower Chesapeake Bay with loss of life.

0.5

4/7/1950

F/V FOUR SISTERS: Sinking with loss of life of crew in vicinity of Nantucket Shoals.

0.3

3/28/1950

M/V SOUTHERN SUN, SS BRANT COUNTY: Collision in the Delaware Bay.

0.8

1/9/1950

WOOD DUCK II: Explosion and fire resulting in loss of life.

0.3

1/5/1950

LACKAWANNA, SS FOTINI: Collision on the Delaware River with loss of life.

0.5

12/29/1949

ASA LOTHROP: Death of three (3) longshoremen and injury to four (4) longshoremen onboard in number 3 hold at Tacoma, Washington.

0.9

12/16/1949

SEATRAIN TEXAS, EKEFORS: Collision below Narrows in New York Harbor.

0.7

10/30/1949

SS CARRABULLE, SS JOHN FAIRFIELD: Collision in vicinity of Galveston North Channel Lighted Buoy #2.

0.7

9/19/1949

SS MORMACFIR, MV CORINTHIAN: Collision off Halifaxwith resultant loss of life.

0.4

9/9/1949

CONSTANCE: Foundering in Nantucket Sound with resultant loss of life.

1.8

7/10/1949

HALCYON: Explosion and fire onboard resulting in loss of life.

0.5

1/19/1949

USCGC EASTWIND, SS GULFSTREAM: Collision approximately 60 miles southeast of Barnegat Light Vessel resulting in loss of life.

1.5

4/16/1947

SS GRAND CAMP: Explosion in Texas City, Texas.

1.3

6/15/1904

GENERAL SLOCUM: Fire onboard and sinking of the excursion vessel General Slocum resulting in over 1,000 fatalities.

1.3

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