capsizing


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(nautical) the event of a boat accidentally turning over in the water

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Three merchant ships that responded to the capsizing rescued 125 people, and the authority said one body was recovered.
A video showing the extremity of the sport -- including sailing boats capsizing in rough oceans -- only heightened my fear.
IT was terrifying to see the pictures of the Concordia capsizing and to read the stories of all who endured the panic of trying to escape.
Mr Allen, the children's father, said his seven-year-old daughter was apprehensive about capsizing.
Acting on a tip-off, coast guard teams rescued 19 migrants of Palestinian and Afghan origin including three women and three children as their boat was capsizing on their way to Greek islands.
normally in spite of a Liberian oil tanker capsizing accident, Egypt's
The local fishermen, who were in close proximity, rescued 11 students, when they saw the boat capsizing.
Summary: The death toll from the capsizing of a ferry over the weekend in southern Bangladesh rose Monday to 75 after rescuers recovered a further 17 bodies.
Capsizing of M/V Princess of the Stars (June 21, 2008): At least 700 passengers and crew died after the passenger/cargo ship capsized off the coast of San Fernando town in Romblon province.
BRITISH coastguards were involved in rescuing a French solo sailor yesterday who was trapped in the hull of his trimaran after capsizing during a solo transatlantic race.
The RNLI said two all-weather lifeboats and three inshore lifeboats were launched after the laser-class dinghies taking part in a race off Teesside began capsizing with some of the craft ending up more than two miles from the shore.
Two freighters collided in the Strait of Kii in western Japan late Saturday night, capsizing one but causing no injuries, the Japan Coast Guard said Sunday.
Never underrate your potential enemy,'' warned Leon Kolb, 83, of North Hollywood, who survived the capsizing of the battleship USS Oklahoma during the attack on Pearl Harbor.