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Old 12 October 2007, 19:56   #1
Country: USA
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US NAVY rib fatality


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Old 12 October 2007, 21:06   #2
Country: UK - Wales
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Sorry to hear that - apparently they collided with a tug at night - as they were training I assume they didn't have lights but surely the tug did? Then again it's often hard to spot nav lights against a well lit shoreline.

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Old 16 October 2007, 11:57   #3
Country: UK - Wales
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Boat name: DynaMoHumm/ SRV/deja
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It's possible they were tapping the tug.
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