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Fire destroys research vessel – The Star Democrat: Local News

Published on: 06/26/2012
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A fire Monday morning (June 25, 2012) destroyed a 55-foot research vessel owned by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration undergoing repairs at the Cambridge Yacht Maintenance boatyard on Cambridge Creek.

The RV Laidly caught fire around 8:56 a.m. Monday, according to investigators for the Maryland State Fire Marshal(...)

NOAA's (National Ocean Service) had operated the vessel from the Cooperative Oxford Laboratory, a joint venture between NOAA and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

via The Star Democrat.

 

NOAA's R/V Laidly, June 2011

Captain Skip Collier ties off the research vessel Laidly in June 2011. Credit: NOAA.

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