Ten Turkish sailors seized by pirates off Nigerian coast

Ten Turkish sailors seized by pirates off Nigerian coast

Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria early on July 16, shipping company Kadıoğlu Denizcilik said, adding that another eight sailors were safely aboard the ship. Caption: …
Jul 17, 2019 /  Piracy
Writing in the Open Sea: Authors Who Were Tremendous Sailors

Writing in the Open Sea: Authors Who Were Tremendous Sailors

Authors Who Were Great Sailors: Exploring Seas and Writing Styles A writer and a sailor are two professions that seem to have little in common. Those famous authors will prove you that writing in the open sea is …
Jun 26, 2018 /  Curious
Three Korean sailors taken by pirates near Ghana

Three Korean sailors taken by pirates near Ghana

Three Korean sailors are presumed to have been kidnapped in seas off Ghana, Seoul’s Foreign Ministry said Saturday, with a Korean anti-piracy warship being dispatched to the area. According to the ministry, a …
Apr 3, 2018 /  Piracy
Update: US Navy recovers remaining USS John S. McCain sailors aboard ship

Update: US Navy recovers remaining USS John S. McCain sailors aboard ship

U.S. Navy and Marine Corps divers have now recovered the remains of all ten USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) Sailors aboard the ship. Following the collision between US Guided-missile Destroyer USS JOHN S MCCAIN and tanker …
Aug 28, 2017 /  Accidents
USCG medevacs 3 Canadian sailors southeast of Cape Fear, NC (Video)

USCG medevacs 3 Canadian sailors southeast of Cape Fear, NC (Video)

The Coast Guard medevaced three Canadian sailors Friday from a sailing vessel approximately 200 miles southeast of Cape Fear. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders were notified by the Rescue Coordination …
Oct 24, 2016 /  Accidents
Female Submariners for the first time in the US Navy

Female Submariners for the first time in the US Navy

The US Navy has selected 38 female sailors to qualify to serve aboard a submarine. It happens for the first time in the US Navy sea service and comes as part of a plan to integrate women into the undersea military force. …
Jun 24, 2015 /  Curious