Dive Boat Captain Charged With Manslaughter In 2019 Fire Disaster That Killed 34 PeopleThe captain of scuba dive boat which burned last year off the Southern California coast, killing 34 people trapped below deck, has been charged with manslaughter.
Documents: Crew In 2019 Dive Boat Disaster Had No Training On Emergency ProceduresCrew members on a dive boat say they were never instructed on emergency procedures before a predawn fire swept through the vessel as it was anchored off the Southern California coast, killing 34 people as they slept below deck, according to federal documents released Wednesday.
Dive Boat Fire Wreckage Taken To Navy Base For InvestigationFederal investigators identified a violation of Coast Guard regulations that could trigger criminal charges in the California dive boat disaster that killed 34 people, many of whom were from the Bay Area.
NTSB: All Dive Boat Crewmembers Asleep When Fire Began Aboard Doomed ShipA preliminary report into the dive boat disaster off the Southern California coast says all six crewmembers were asleep when fire broke out aboard the vessel.
Diving Boat Owner Could Rely On 19th Century Maritime Law To Avoid LiabilityWhatever the investigation into the deadly fire that destroyed a dive boat off the Southern California coast finds, the boat's owners could draw on a 19th century law to keep the victims' families from seeing any compensation.