Bad weather hampers South Korean ferry rescue

Bad weather hampers South Korean ferry rescue

JINDO, South Korea, April 17 (UPI) -- Bad weather, murky waters and strong currents have made it difficult to search for survivors from the South Korean ferry that sank 12 miles off Byungpoong.
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Second U.S. Navy commander relieved of duty in bribery scandal

TOKYO, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- A second U.S. Navy commander has been relieved of duty in a bribery scandal investigators charge involves prostitutes, luxury travel and government contracts.

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Navy to explode jettisoned missiles

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., Sept. 23 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy says it will conduct a demolition operation to destroy two missiles dropped in about 60 feet of water off the Southern California coast.

Fleet Week parade canceled in San Fran

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The parade of U.S. Navy ships that traditionally opens San Francisco's Fleet Week was scuttled Saturday because two warships were delayed by heavy seas.

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Navy strike group departs Persian Gulf

WASHINGTON , Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy's Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group announced it has departed the U.S. 5th Fleet operations in the Persian Gulf.

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Navy helicopter crashes near San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- One U.S. sailor was killed and three were missing Friday after a Navy helicopter crashed about 50 miles off the Southern California coast.

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Search is on for historic naval vessel

YORKSHIRE, England, May 28 (UPI) -- U.S. and British naval crews will search this July for the underwater wreckage of the Bonhomme Richard, a battleship sunk during the American Revolution.

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UN calls for more transport aid

GENEVA, Switzerland, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The top UN agency overseeing the global response to the Asian tsunami crisis called Tuesday on donor countries to provide more cargo aircraft, helicopters, truc
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U.S. will double tsunami helicopter fleet

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. military expects to double the number of helicopters providing relief and assistance in tsunami-ravaged Asia, a top official said Tuesday.
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Bonhomme Richard
NAV2003032401 - USS BONHOMME RICHARD, The Arabian Gulf, March 23 (UPI) -- Air Traffic Controller 3rd Class Samantha Sheran watches for returning AV-8B Harrier aircraft aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) on March 23, 20003. The Bonhomme Richard is deployed to the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, the multi-national coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraq's weapons of mass destruction, and end the regime of Saddam Hussein. rlw/U.S. Navy photo/Chris Reynolds UPI

Five ships of the United States Navy have borne the name Bonhomme Richard or Bon Homme Richard (pronounced "bun-uhm ree-SHAR"), the French language equivalent of "Goodman Richard".

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