All posts tagged "sinking"

  • (Yonhap)
    One dead, 4 others missing in fishing boat fire off Dokdo

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — One fisherman died and four others went missing Tuesday after a fishing vessel carrying 10 sailors caught fire off South Korea’s easternmost islets of Dokdo, the safety ministry said. The fire on the Munseong...

    • Posted December 29, 2014
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  • This photo shows an accident site where a South Korean fishing ship sunk off the coast of the Russian Far East on Dec. 1, 2014. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea sends rescuers to join search for missing sailors

    SEOUL/BUSAN (Yonhap) — South Korea said Friday it has dispatched a rescue team to join the search for the missing crew members of a South Korean trawler that sank off Russia’s far east coast. The 1,753-ton Oryong...

    • Posted December 5, 2014
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  • Oryong 501 (NEWSis)
    S. Korean fishing boat sinks in waters off Russia, dozens missing

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — A South Korean fishing boat sank Monday in the western Bering Sea, leaving at least one of its crew members dead and the fate of more than 50 others unknown, the South Korean government...

    • Posted December 1, 2014
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  • Members of the Navy’s ship salvage unit (SSU) search Thursday for missing passengers who were on a ferry that sank off the southwestern coast Wednesday morning. Five hundred and fifty-five Navy, Coast Guard and civilian divers and support personnel are on the scene. / Yonhap
    Lost “golden hour” raised ferry casualties

    By Jun Ji-hye The “golden hour” is a medical term referring to the time in which rescue personnel need to start treating a patient to give them the best chance at survival. That first 60 minutes is...

    • Posted April 18, 2014
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