Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsShip Accidents Chile
IN THE NEWS

Ship Accidents Chile

FEATURED ARTICLES
NEWS
March 3, 1989 | From Associated Press
Navy frogmen from Chile plunged into icy Antarctic waters on Thursday and sealed the tanks of a grounded Peruvian scientific ship to stop an oil leak that caused a half-mile-long slick, the navy said. The leak ceased entirely by mid-afternoon, and Chilean sailors set out floating booms around the vessel, the Humboldt, to stop further spread of the oil, the navy said in a communique issued in Punta Arenas, 1,550 miles south of Santiago. A navy spokesman in Punta Arenas, Lt.
ARTICLES BY DATE
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 25, 1991 | CATHERINE GEWERTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An American adventurer whose family lives in Leisure World was presumed dead Tuesday after being washed off the deck of a ship in a fierce storm at the southern tip of Chile two days earlier. Mark Eichenberger, 38, went overboard Sunday from the Erebus, a French-owned Antarctic icebreaker that was moored at Punta Arenas. The ship is chartered by the National Science Foundation to supply Palmer Station, an NSF post on the Antarctic Peninsula. His father, Dr.
Advertisement
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 17, 1987 | From Reuters
A cruise ship ran aground off southern Chile on Wednesday, but all 73 passengers--mostly foreigners, including some Americans--were rescued and flown to Santiago, the capital, the semiofficial news agency Orbre reported.
NEWS
March 3, 1989 | From Associated Press
Navy frogmen from Chile plunged into icy Antarctic waters on Thursday and sealed the tanks of a grounded Peruvian scientific ship to stop an oil leak that caused a half-mile-long slick, the navy said. The leak ceased entirely by mid-afternoon, and Chilean sailors set out floating booms around the vessel, the Humboldt, to stop further spread of the oil, the navy said in a communique issued in Punta Arenas, 1,550 miles south of Santiago. A navy spokesman in Punta Arenas, Lt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 25, 1991 | CATHERINE GEWERTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An American adventurer whose family lives in Leisure World was presumed dead Tuesday after being washed off the deck of a ship in a fierce storm at the southern tip of Chile two days earlier. Mark Eichenberger, 38, went overboard Sunday from the Erebus, a French-owned Antarctic icebreaker that was moored at Punta Arenas. The ship is chartered by the National Science Foundation to supply Palmer Station, an NSF post on the Antarctic Peninsula. His father, Dr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 17, 1987 | From Reuters
A cruise ship ran aground off southern Chile on Wednesday, but all 73 passengers--mostly foreigners, including some Americans--were rescued and flown to Santiago, the capital, the semiofficial news agency Orbre reported.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|