Ship Cruises By Stranded Fishing Boat

Written by Pat's Papers | Friday, 20 April 2012 9:00 AM

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Carnival Cruises has launched an investigation after passengers aboard one of its ships say their captain passed a small fishing boat in distress without stopping to help. The Miami Herald says two men aboard the ship later died. The captain says he was unaware of the fishing boat though dozens of bird-watchers on deck watched in horror as the cruise liner glided past the fishermen. Maritime law mandates that a ships stop if they see another vessel in trouble.

SOURCE: Miami Herald

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