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NTSB reports on sinking of 34 year old tugboat

AUGUST 26, 2015 — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued the report of its investigation of the sinking of the 34 year old tug Nalani on January 22 2015 off Oahu. All 11 persons on board were rescued after abandoning the vessel. No...

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