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March 17, 1991 | Associated Press
A boiler accident Saturday left a Navy frigate dead in the water while on a routine Caribbean patrol. None of the 308 crew members aboard the 441-foot W. S. Sims was injured, officials said. The cause of the accident was under investigation.
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April 4, 1996 | JOSE CARDENAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As an amateur radio operator, Bob Karon has frequent conversations around the world, swapping stories about family, sports or new radio equipment with other enthusiasts. But a recent transmission, heard as he was testing a new amplifier, sent the 46-year-old ham operator leaping to his feet: a frantic voice calling "Mayday! Mayday!" Within seconds he had begun a harrowing search by radio and telephone that, with the assistance of the U.S.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 4, 1996 | JOSE CARDENAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As an amateur radio operator, Bob Karon has frequent conversations around the world, swapping stories about family, sports or new radio equipment with other enthusiasts. But a recent transmission, heard as he was testing a new amplifier, sent the 46-year-old ham operator leaping to his feet: a frantic voice calling "Mayday! Mayday!" Within seconds he had begun a harrowing search by radio and telephone that, with the assistance of the U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 4, 1996 | JOSE CARDENAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As an amateur radio operator, Bob Karon has frequent conversations around the world, swapping stories about family, sports or new radio equipment with other enthusiasts. But a recent transmission, heard as he was testing a new amplifier, sent the 46-year-old Encino ham operator leaping to his feet: a frantic voice calling "Mayday! Mayday!" Within seconds he had begun a search by radio and telephone that, with the assistance of the U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 4, 1996 | JOSE CARDENAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As an amateur radio operator, Bob Karon has frequent conversations around the world, swapping stories about family, sports or new radio equipment with other enthusiasts. But a recent transmission, heard as he was testing a new amplifier, sent the 46-year-old Encino ham operator leaping to his feet: a frantic voice calling "Mayday! Mayday!" Within seconds he had begun a search by radio and telephone that, with the assistance of the U.S.
NEWS
April 1, 1991 | From Reuters
An estimated 500,000 gallons of oil escaping from a sunken tank barge has spread across 300 miles of the Caribbean and is fouling beaches of Puerto Rico, St. Kitts, St. Thomas, St. Croix and other islands, the U.S. Coast Guard said Sunday. The oil is from the Trinidad-registered barge Vesta Bella, which sank March 6 in nearly 2,000 feet of water about 13 miles off St. Kitts.
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April 1, 1991 | From Reuters
An estimated 500,000 gallons of oil escaping from a sunken tank barge has spread across 300 miles of the Caribbean and is fouling beaches of Puerto Rico, St. Kitts, St. Thomas, St. Croix and other islands, the U.S. Coast Guard said Sunday. The oil is from the Trinidad-registered barge Vesta Bella, which sank March 6 in nearly 2,000 feet of water about 13 miles off St. Kitts.
NEWS
March 17, 1991 | Associated Press
A boiler accident Saturday left a Navy frigate dead in the water while on a routine Caribbean patrol. None of the 308 crew members aboard the 441-foot W. S. Sims was injured, officials said. The cause of the accident was under investigation.
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