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June 4, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The luxury liner that was plagued by two fires in a week was finally given permission to leave Philadelphia after its crew corrected safety problems discovered by the Coast Guard. The M.V. Regent Star immediately set sail for a five-day cruise to Canada. Passengers had boarded the ship hours earlier but were forced to wait until the crew brought the ship up to safety standards.
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June 4, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The luxury liner that was plagued by two fires in a week was finally given permission to leave Philadelphia after its crew corrected safety problems discovered by the Coast Guard. The M.V. Regent Star immediately set sail for a five-day cruise to Canada. Passengers had boarded the ship hours earlier but were forced to wait until the crew brought the ship up to safety standards.
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June 3, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A luxury liner that caught fire twice and ran aground once in a week received conditional clearance to return to sea even though an arsonist might be lurking on board, the Coast Guard said. "We're concerned about the firebug, and we want him to be found and removed. But the bottom line is, when we're satisfied the ship is safe to sail, we'll let it sail," Lt. Pete Hoffman said.
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June 3, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A luxury liner that caught fire twice and ran aground once in a week received conditional clearance to return to sea even though an arsonist might be lurking on board, the Coast Guard said. "We're concerned about the firebug, and we want him to be found and removed. But the bottom line is, when we're satisfied the ship is safe to sail, we'll let it sail," Lt. Pete Hoffman said.
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September 1, 1989 | From Associated Press
The 865-foot Singaporean tanker Minerva spilled at least 1,000 gallons of crude oil Thursday into the Delaware River while discharging cargo at a refinery, a Coast Guard spokesman said. "Preliminary reports indicate that human error may be responsible," the spokesman said. The Coast Guard initially reported the spill at 4,200 gallons. A slick extended 4 1/2 miles downriver. Representatives of the Minerva, owned by Argo Dua Shipping PTE Ltd.
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June 2, 1990 | Associated Press
Someone set a fire early Friday in a storage room on the luxury liner Regent Star, five days after the ship ran aground in Delaware Bay because of another fire that cut off power, authorities said. No passengers were aboard and no injuries were reported in the blaze, which was controlled within 90 minutes, a firefighter said.
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June 2, 1990 | Associated Press
Someone set a fire early Friday in a storage room on the luxury liner Regent Star, five days after the ship ran aground in Delaware Bay because of another fire that cut off power, authorities said. No passengers were aboard and no injuries were reported in the blaze, which was controlled within 90 minutes, a firefighter said.
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September 1, 1989 | From Associated Press
The 865-foot Singaporean tanker Minerva spilled at least 1,000 gallons of crude oil Thursday into the Delaware River while discharging cargo at a refinery, a Coast Guard spokesman said. "Preliminary reports indicate that human error may be responsible," the spokesman said. The Coast Guard initially reported the spill at 4,200 gallons. A slick extended 4 1/2 miles downriver. Representatives of the Minerva, owned by Argo Dua Shipping PTE Ltd.
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