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Missing submarine: Search hampered by bad weather US sailors rescued after five months adrift in Pacific   Spain rescues 600 migrants in busiest day Map of Strait of Gibraltar Spain  Spain's coastguard says it has rescued 600 migrants crossing from Morocco in a 24-hour period amid a spike in the number of migrant arrivals US Navy calls off search for 7 missing sailors USS Fitzgerald: Several sailors' bodies found   Navy divers have found several bodies aboard the USS Fitzgerald Sunday but a spokewoman confirmed that not all seven have been located   Thousands of migrants rescued off Libya Map of Sabratha Libya  About 6,500 migrants have been rescued off Libya, the Italian coastguard says, in one of the biggest operations of its kind to date   Up to 3,000 migrants rescued near Libya coast Map of Mediterranean Sea Libya  Italy's coastguard says a major operation is under way to rescue up to 3,000 migrants off the coast of Libya Hopes fade for migrants after boat capsizes in Mediterranean More than 430 migrants have been rescued and taken to Indonesia Thailand moves away stranded migrant boat   A boat carrying about 300 Rohingya Muslims that was stranded off the coast of Thailand for a week has been moved away by Thai officials Abandoned migrant ship Ezadeen reaches Italy Bid to save second abandoned migrant ship off Italian coast Container ship towed away from Canadian coast   Canadian coast guard secured a towline to a Russian ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel as it drifted without power in rough seas Rescue on for dozens aboard listing Filipino ferry   An inter-island M/V Maharlika II with more than 50 passengers was listing and is feared to sunk off a central province 400 migrants rescued near Malta; 19 dead   Weather hampers S Korea ferry search   Bad weather, murky water and strong currents are hampering the search for survivors of the South Korean ferry disaster   S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivors continues Map of Gwanmae South Korea  Emergency services are continuing to search for nearly 300 people missing after a ferry carrying more than 470 people sank   Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck   Military dive teams worked the dark, cold waters of the Yellow Sea to find nearly 300 people who remained missing after the ferry Sewol sank   South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks Map of Gwanmae South Korea
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B. 2018-01-27 Rescuers search for Kiribati ferry with 50 people on board Kiribati
2017-11-30 Argentina sub mission no longer a rescue operation Argentina
3. 2017-11-19 Missing submarine: Search hampered by bad weather Valdez peninsula, Argentina
E. 2017-10-26 US sailors rescued after five months adrift in Pacific Oceania
F. 2017-08-16 Spain rescues 600 migrants in busiest day Strait of Gibraltar, Spain
G. 2017-06-18 US Navy calls off search for 7 missing sailors Yokosuka, Tokyo
7. 2017-06-17 USS Fitzgerald: Several sailors' bodies found Yokosuka, Japan
I. 2017-04-16 Thousands saved off Libyan coast over Easter Libya
J. 2017-04-02 Stellar Daisy: Growing concern for missing ship crew Uruguay

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Rescuers search for Kiribati ferry with 50 people on board Argentina sub mission no longer a rescue operation  The rescue operation to find a missing Argentine submarine ARA San Juan has now changed to a search mission Spain rescues 600 migrants in busiest day USS Fitzgerald: Several sailors' bodies found
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Rescuers search for Kiribati ferry with 50 people on board  The MV Butiraoi departed from Nonouti island on 18 January on a voyage that was expected to last two days Argentina sub mission no longer a rescue operation
Jan. 27   Kiribati

year 2017 Top ^

Nov.30   Argentina
  The rescue operation to find a missing Argentine submarine ARA San Juan has now changed to a search mission
Nov.19   Argentina
Oct.26   Oceania
Aug.16   Spain
Jun.18   Tokyo
Jun.17   Japan
Apr.16  Libya  Thousands saved off Libyan coast over Easter
Apr.2  Uruguay  Stellar Daisy: Growing concern for missing ship crew
Jan.28  Malaysia  Malaysian rescue teams search for missing boat carrying 31 people

year 2016 Top ^

Aug.29   Libya
May.27  Libya  Italy navy: 135 saved, 45 bodies retrieved from migrant boat
Mar.20  Florida  9 Cuban migrants die trying to reach US, 18 others rescued
Mar.17  Chile  Attempt to recreate Kon-Tiki voyage ends with rescue
Feb.25  Antarctica  Aurora Australis: Antarctica icebreaker passengers rescued
Feb.18  Greece  EU patrol ship saves 900 migrants off Greece
Jan.26  South Korea  Chinese boat capsizes off South Korea; 4 rescued, 5 missing
 Russian Far East  40 Russian fishermen rescued from broken ice float
Jan.7  Mexico  Mexican Navy rescues 9 Cubans adrift off Caribbean coast
Jan.3  Greece  200 migrants rescued in rough seas off Greek islands

year 2015 Top ^

Aug.22   Libya
Aug.5   Libya
 Libya  Officials rescue 367 migrants off Libya; 25 bodies found
Aug.2  Spain  84-year-old Spanish yachtsman rescued from sea after 4 hours
Jun.28  Libya  Italian coast guard: 700 migrants rescued
Jun.6  Libya  Ships rush to rescue thousands of stranded migrants
May.22  Myanmar  Myanmar rescues two migrant boats at Bangladesh border
May.19   Aceh
May.16  Southern Italy  Italy's Coast Guard rescues 2,452 migrants in the Mediterranean
May.14   Southern Thailand
May.10  Aceh  Boat carrying Rohingya migrants rescued off Indonesia
May.3  Libya  Nearly 3,700 migrants were rescued off Libya
May.2  Sicily  Italy rescues more than 1,200 migrants from smugglers' boats
Apr.25  Sicily  Italian navy rescues 274 from ship off Libyan coast
Apr.5  Southern China  7 members of a family drown in a deadly attempt to rescue girl
 Southern Italy  Italians rescue 1,500 migrants in Mediterranean
Apr.2  North Carolina  US sailor rescued after 66 days lost at sea
Mar.4  Libya  Italy rescues more than 1,000 migrants at sea; 10 perish
Feb.15  Libya  Italians rescue 2,000 migrants
Jan.23  Puerto Rico  US Coast Guard repatriates 16 Cubans rescued from boat
Jan.13  Yucatan  Man falls from one cruise ship, is rescued by another
Jan.2   Southern Italy
Jan.1   Southern Italy
 Southern Italy  Italy rescuing more migrants in Mediterranean

year 2014 Top ^

Dec.31  Southern Italy  Hundreds rescued from migrant ship
Dec.29  Italy  Confusion over ferry fire survivors
Dec.28  Greece  Scores await rescue from Italy ferry
Oct.17   Western Canada
Sep.29  South Korea  S. Korean ship runs aground, everyone rescued
Sep.26  Paraguay  Paraguay-Brazil boat accident: Eight bodies retrieved
Sep.25  Cyprus  Cyprus cruise ship rescued migrants 'refuse to disembark'
Sep.21  Libya  Ship saves 55 migrants off Libya; several die
Sep.13  Southern Philippines  Rescuers save approximately 100 from sunken Philippines ferry
  Southern Philippines
Jul.19   Malta
Jul.1  Greece  Greek authorities rescue 140 migrants in crippled boat
Jun.14  Southern Italy  Italy rescues hundreds of migrants in Mediterranean
May.5  South Korea  Diver dies while searching in missing in ferry disaster
 Oceania  US to rescue injured Chinese sailors
Apr.17  South Korea  Air pockets on stricken ferry offer hope for survivors
  South Korea
Apr.16   South Korea
  South Korea
Apr.15   South Korea
  Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea
 The ferry, carrying mainly school students, was travelling from the port of Incheon, to the southern resort island of Jeju. An armada of small boats motoring right up beside the ferry, which listed heavily on its side before sinking. Rescuers desperately grabbing teenagers out of the water before they are swept away by the currents and undertow
Apr.11   Southern Italy Italy's navy rescues 6,000 migrants in just four days, U.N. says Apr.9  Sicily  Italian navy rescues over 1,000 migrants from overcrowded boats in a day Apr.2  Sicily  Italian navy rescues 730 migrants in overcrowded boats Feb.28  Libya  107 Somali migrants rescued off Libyan coast Feb.6   Sicily More than 1,100 asylum seekers rescued off Italian coast Feb.1  Italy  Diver killed while working on Costa Concordia wreckage Jan.4   Antarctica Coast Guard ship to attempt to rescue 2 icebreakers in Antarctica   Antarctica Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey home Jan.2   Antarctica All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapped in Antarctic ice  After 10 days stranded far from home, all passengers from a ship stuck in ice have now been transferred by helicopter to an Australian icebreaker  Southern Italy  Italian navy rescues 233 migrants Jan.1  Antarctica  Antarctic rescue: Helicopter starts operation  Antarctica  52 passengers trapped in Antarctica to be rescued be helicopter

year 2013 Top ^

Dec.30  Antarctica  Helicopter rescue for ice-bound ship Akademik Shokalskiy Dec.29  Antarctica  Rescue boat still trying to reach trapped ship in Antarctica Dec.27   Antarctica Icebreaker rescue ship stuck in Antarctic ice
Oct.25   Southern Italy Italian coast guards rescue 700 migrants Oct.8  Southern Italy  Lampedusa boat sinking: Survivors recall ordeal Oct.4   Southern Italy Italy migrant boat search to resume   Southern Italy Bad weather delays Italy boat search Aug.15  Mumbai  Three bodies found in sunken India submarine May.10  Sydney  Search ends for 2 Australian Carnival cruise ship passengers

year 2012 Top ^

Dec.5  Netherlands  Rescue under way after ships collide in North Sea Feb.27  Seychelles  Stricken Costa vessel under tow Feb.2  Papua New Guinea  Fears grow for PNG ferry missing   Papua New Guinea   More than 200 rescued after ferry sinks
Map of Cape Fortification Papua New Guinea
  The Australian authorities have been helping Papua New Guinea with rescue efforts after the ship, the MV Rabaul Queen, sank off Cape Fortification
Jan.31  Italy  Search of cruise ship abandoned Jan.28  Italy  Woman's body found in wrecked cruise ship Jan.23   Italy 2 more bodies found in Italy cruise crash Jan.21   Italy 12th body found in cruise ship search Jan.20   Italy Rescuers halt search as cruise ship moves Jan.18   Italy   Hope fades as search is suspended   With bitterly cold temperatures and frigid waters, the chances of finding more survivors of the doomed Costa Concordia appeared to dim Wedne... Jan.17   Italy   Five bodies found in cruise wreck   Italian rescuers have found five more bodies inside the stricken cruise ship Concordia, raising the confirmed death toll to 11  Italy  Divers blast rescue hole in cruise ship Jan.16  Italy  Fears grow for Concordia missing Jan.15   Italy Bodies recovered from inside ill-fated ship Jan.14   Italy   S. Korean Couple rescued from Italian ship   Two passengers have been found alive on the submerged Costa Concordia, more than 24 hours after it ran aground off the Italian coast   Italy Italy divers scour capsized liner

year 2010 Top ^

Nov.25   Fiji Boys found alive after 50 days at sea  Samuel Perez and Filo Filo, both 15, and Edward Nasau, 14, rescued by a tuna ship near Fiji. 500 people were held a memorial service for the... Jun.12   Global American teenage sailor rescued
  Abby Sunderland who ran into problems trying to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world has been rescued in the Indian Ocean Mar.30  South Korea  Navy diver dies in rescue effort Mar.28   South Korea Ship's section believed found
Mar.26   South Korea S. Korea searches for sailors after sinking

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.21   Lebanon UN ends search for ship survivors
Nov.22  Sumatra  Hundreds rescued after ferry sinks Sep.7  Southern Philippines  Passenger saved in sinking after 24 hours

year 2008 Top ^

Jun.23   Philippines Divers yet to find ferry survivors
Jun.22   Philippines Stricken ferry 'survivors found'

year 2007 Top ^

Jan.8   Indonesia Ferry survivors found after 9 days on raft

year 2006 Top ^

Jul.24  Alaska  Crew start leaving listing ship Feb.3   Egypt Hopes dim for ferry missing  Hopes are fading of finding alive more than 900 people still missing a day after a ferry sank in the Red Sea

year 2005 Top ^

Aug.6   Russian Far East   Trapped sub surfaces, crew safe
Map of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Russia
  A mini-submarine that had been trapped at the bottom of the ocean surfaced, and all 7 crew members are alive
 Russian Far East  Rescuers lifting disabled sub

year 2004 Top ^

Oct.6  Ireland  Sailor dies after sub rescue  Ireland  Rescue ship reaches Canadian sub

year 2002 Top ^

Sep.27  Senegal  Rescue ships trying to find survivors Feb. 2, 1709   Chile Rescue of Alexander of Selkirk (Robinson Crusoe)
Map of Juan Fern%E1ndez Islands Chile
  Duke, a privateering ship piloted by William Dampier, and its sailing companion, the Duchess. Thomas Dover led the landing party that met Selkirk

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