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US ship lost in hurricane was undergoing engine room work

Tote has offered no official explanation as to how the ship managed to get caught in the centre of a Category Four hurricane, instead of taking evasive measures to move out of the storm's projected path.


MISSING cargo ship El Faro, hit by powerful Hurricane Joaquin, was undergoing engine room work before it sank off the Bahamas and one presumed crew member is confirmed dead, the ship's owner said on Monday.

The US Coast Guard said that the search continued for at least 32...

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