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Stricken Russian Fishing Ship Sends Distress Call in Antarctic Waters

Posted December 15th, 2011 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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New Zealand authorities say it may take up to five days for rescue vessels to reach 32 crew members of a troubled Russian fishing ship that is taking on water near Antarctica and has sent out a distress call. The 55-meter ship, the Sparta, sent the call early Friday about 3,700 kilometers southeast of New […]