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December 9, 2014 at 12:57 PM

High winds blow ship from Bellingham mooring

The Associated Press BELLINGHAM — Winds gusting as high as 67 mph broke a ship free of its mooring Tuesday morning in Bellingham. A nearby worker told The Bellingham Herald it sounded like rifle shots as some of the cleats on the dock gave way. Shortly after noon, two tugs pushed the 650-foot Horizon Fairbanks back to…

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October 17, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Container ship from Washington adrift off British Columbia

The Associated Press HAIDA GWAII, British Columbia — A container ship on its way from Washington to Russia lost power overnight and is drifting Friday off the north coast of British Columbia. The Canadian Forces’ joint rescue co-ordination center in Victoria says the Simushir is about 10 miles off Haida Gwaii. Acting Sub. Lt. Ron MacDougall says there are…

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