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Tragedy on Mobile Bay — 2 Dead and 5 Missing in Dauphin Island Regatta

In  a letter about the Fairhope Yacht Club, Commodore Gary Garner describes the local sailing on Mobile Bay in Alabama.  He writes: “We are blessed with a moderate climate, steady afternoon sea breezes and fantastic sunsets. Our generally laid back … Continue reading

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Carnival Triumph Adrift After Breaking Moorings in High Winds, One Man Missing

Winds gusting to near hurricane strength broke the moorings on the already damaged cruise ship Carnival Triumph at her berth at BAE Shipyard in the Port of Mobile, Alabama at 1:45 p.m. CT on Wednesday. The cruise ship, which had recently been … Continue reading

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Update: Grim Conditions Aboard Carnival Triumph Under Tow to Mobile

Conditions aboard the Carnival Triumph are reported to be growing increasingly grim. Since the ship was disabled by an engine room fire on Sunday off the coast of Mexico with over 4,000 passengers and crew aboard, there has no hot food, … Continue reading

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