Tuesday, April 28, 2020
duck boat salvage

NTSB Says Failure to Heed Weather Warning Led to Fatal Sinking of Duck Boat

The operator of a Branson, Missouri duck boat failed to heed a severe thunderstorm warning before the fatal sinking of the Stretch Duck 7 during severe weather in July 2018,...

April 28, 2020
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Thursday, November 8, 2018
duck boat tragedy

Captain of Deadly Missouri Duck Boat Charged in Federal Court

Nov 8 (Reuters) – The captain of the World War Two-style tourist “duck boat” that sank on a Missouri lake during a storm in July, killing 17 people, was charged...

November 8, 2018
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Monday, May 6, 2013
Fire Incidents

San Francisco Duck Boat Tour Goes Up In Smoke

The U.S. Coast Guard on Sunday rescued 14 passengers from a Duck Boat after it caught fire in San Francisco Bay.

May 6, 2013
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Thursday, May 10, 2012

Settlement Reached in Philadelphia Duck Boat Civil Trial

Families of the two victims killed in the 2010 Philadelphia Duck Boat collision will split a $15 million settlement paid for by the companies involved in the deadly accident on...

May 10, 2012
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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

New Video Emerges of Tragic 2010 Duck Boat Collision

New video of the tragic July 2010 duck boat colision on the Delaware River in Philadelphia has emerged, offering a new glimpse of the broken down tourist vessel just moments...

May 2, 2012
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Friday, July 15, 2011

Towboat operator pleads guilty in fatal “Duck Boat” accident

PHILADELPHIA – Matthew R. Devlin was charged today in an information with one count of misconduct of a ship operator causing death, in relation to the “Duck boat” accident on...

July 15, 2011
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Thursday, June 23, 2011

NTSB Releases Final Report on 2010 “Duck Boat” Incident

The following is a press released issued by the National Transportation Safety Board regarding the fatal July 2010 “Duck Boat” incident in Philadelphia. Washington, DC – The National Transportation Safety...

June 23, 2011
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Friday, December 3, 2010

Workboat lists top 10 stories of 2010 – What would you choose?

Every year, Workboat magazine lists the top ten news stories of the year and this year, there were some obvious, some not so obvious, and some, well, let’s just say...

December 3, 2010
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Saturday, September 11, 2010
Lifesaving Incidents

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Philabelphia Duck Boat Collision

The National Transportations Safety Board today released its preliminary report on its investigation into the April collision between a barge and a passenger tour boat boat in the Delaware River...

September 11, 2010
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