MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — Investigators says they have found a bridge deck of the cargo ship that sank last month off the Bahamas after encountering Hurricane Joaquin.READ MORE: Florida Dems Call Out Politicians Quoting MLK On Holiday But Support Voter Restrictions
Thirty three crew members were on board at the time.READ MORE: 5000 Role Models Of Excellence Holds 29th Annual MLK Day Scholarship Breakfast Virtually
The National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday that the search continues by Navy remote underwater vehicles for the ship’s voyage data recorder or “black box” that is attached to the bridge deck. The recorder should contain information shedding new light on the 790-foot ship’s doomed voyage.
The El Faro disappeared Oct. 1st after its captain called in saying the ship had lost engine power, was listing and was taking on water. The ship was on its normal run between Jacksonville, Florida, and Puerto Rico when it ran into the hurricane while attempting to avoid the powerful storm.MORE NEWS: Betty White Challenge Encourages $5 Donations For Local Animal Shelters In Honor Of Late Comedian’s 100th Birthday
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