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# sailors - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'Compliments and commendations don't put meals on tables': Defence Forces families march on Leinster House

The government insists work is under way to address pay and conditions of Defence Forces personnel.

# sailors - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Missing Argentina submarine with 44 crew onboard may have sent out seven distress calls

There has been no contact with the ARA San Juan since early Wednesday.

# sailors - Friday 17 November, 2017

Argentine navy searching for lost submarine with 44 sailors on board

The navy said it had not had any contact with the submarine, the San Juan, for 48 hours.

# sailors - Friday 27 October, 2017

US sailors and two dogs rescued after five months lost at sea Pacific Ocean This post contains videos

US sailors and two dogs rescued after five months lost at sea

Jennifer Appel Tasha Fuiaba’s sailboat engine broke on 30 May and they have been stranded at sea since.

# sailors - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Human remains found in search for missing US sailors in Singapore

A US naval ship collided with a tanker yesterday.

# sailors - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Seven US sailors missing after destroyer rammed by cargo ship

The circumstances that led to the collision are currently unknown.

# sailors - Monday 23 January, 2017

Iceland in mourning after missing young woman's body found on beach

Birna Brjansdottir was missing for eight days before her body was found.

# sailors - Monday 24 October, 2016

Sailors held hostage for nearly five years 'ate rats' to survive

The men – from China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Cambodia and Taiwan – were captured by Somali pirates in 2012.

# sailors - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Channel Tunnel chaos as protesters burn tyres on train tracks

Eurotunnel has closed the crossing for the evening.

# sailors - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

One of the world's largest Tall Ships will sail into Dublin next week

The Cuauhtémoc will arrive in Dublin with 225 sailors on board and will be open to the public for 5 days.

# sailors - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Letter written on the day the Titanic sank sells for €145,000

Esther Hart, who wrote the letter, survived that day.

# sailors - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Two sailors rescued from their fast-sinking yacht off Wicklow coast

With help from a much larger vessel, volunteers managed to save the yacht as well, though it was almost below the surface when they took the two sailors from it.

# sailors - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Two elderly sailors rescued after five 'very difficult days at sea'

They were en route to the Hebrides when heavy seas and winds of up to 150 miles per hour damaged their yacht.

# sailors - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Two sailors rescued after getting caught in strong winds on Dublin Bay

The pair had been trying to return to the harbour for two hours but their boat kept capsizing.

# sailors - Monday 6 August, 2012

From The42 Sailing wrap: Seaton and McGovern bow out as Murphy comes so close Homeward Bound

Sailing wrap: Seaton and McGovern bow out as Murphy comes so close

The 49er duo needed a top ten finish in their final race to make the medal race but were unsuccessful.

# sailors - Sunday 5 August, 2012

From The42 Sailing wrap: Top ten finish for Star duo as Ireland prepares for Murphy race London2012

Sailing wrap: Top ten finish for Star duo as Ireland prepares for Murphy race

Peter O’Leary and David Burrows bowed out of the games with the country’s best ever ‘Star’ class finish.

# sailors - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Five die in unexplained South Korean cargo ship explosion

An unexplained explosion partially sank a cargo ship of South Korea’s west coast earlier today, killing five people and leaving six others missing.

# sailors - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Search for missing sailors called off

Five men remain missing in the Irish Sea following the sinking of their cargo vessel on Sunday. The Welsh coastguard has said there is little hope of them being found alive.