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Sun StaffFirst of two parts The Cape Avinof is waiting for a war. It is tied to a pier in Baltimore 365 days a year, full of fuel, the boilers cleaned and warmed, and the cargo holds lined with wood for loading ammunition. Its orders are to sail on five days'...
Special to the SunHow's this for a perfect Eastern Shore retreat? Spectacular views of the Chesapeake Bay. Hiking and biking trails that wind through marshes, wildflower meadows, woodlands and tidal ponds. Fantastic waterfront dining. Best yet, it's only minutes from the...
Tags: Vehicles, Wetlands, Rivers, Petroleum Industry, Michael Hayden
Sun StaffAs rescue workers continued to search yesterday for three missing passengers of the Seaport Taxi overturned by a vicious storm Saturday, federal investigators questioned the captain, first mate and other survivors, trying to learn more about the fatal...
Sun StaffThree survivors of the fatal Seaport Taxi tragedy in March filed a $17 million lawsuit yesterday in Baltimore Circuit Court, alleging that the owner and operator of the Lady D were "negligent and careless" by ordering the vessel into the choppy waters...
Sun StaffSaturday afternoon started out quietly at home for Baltimore Fire Chief William J. Goodwin Jr., who was shaving and getting ready for a family birthday party. Then, he turned on his fire radio just to "see how the guys were doing." What he heard were...
Sun StaffDiver Joe Yingling descended to the Patapsco River's murky bottom yesterday fully aware that he would find the last of three bodies missing since a Seaport Taxi capsized 10 days ago in high winds off Fort McHenry. When he landed on the silt-covered...
Tags: Baltimore Weather, Weather Reports, Murder, Arts, Transportation
Sun StaffSarah Bentrem, the 8-year-old Virginia girl who nearly died in the March 6 Seaport Taxi accident that killed five other passengers, has been released from the hospital in Baltimore. She was the last of the 25 people on board the water taxi to be...
Sun StaffSeaport Taxi became a component of the Living Classrooms Foundation four years ago when the nonprofit organization took over operation of the former Harbor Shuttle, which had been a for-profit business. In addition to providing transportation through the...
Sun StaffEric Jahnsen and his fiancee boarded the Lady D Seaport Taxi late Saturday afternoon with mild skies overhead and Fells Point a short ride away. Five minutes later, they and 23 others on the water taxi were fighting for their lives in dark, frigid water...
Tags: Weather, Defense, Baltimore Weather, Weather Reports, Heroism
Sun StaffCountless heroes. Two squabbling politicians. And one half-empty reception room. Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. is throwing a reception today for Baltimore firefighters and naval reservists who came to the rescue after a Seaport Taxi capsized March 6. But...
Sun StaffDespite intense search efforts yesterday, three passengers from the capsized Seaport Taxi remained missing in the frigid waters off Fort McHenry as some survivors recounted more tales of horror and heroism from Saturday's harbor tragedy. In addition to...
Sun StaffFred and Lois Rao sat quietly in the warm afternoon sun yesterday along Fort McHenry's shore and tried not to cry as they spoke of Saturday's capsized Seaport Taxi. Lois gripped a rosary in her left hand and a bouquet of flowers in her right. Both wore...
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