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Some captains show bravery, others cowardice in face of maritime disasters
The Italian liner Costa Concordia, with 4,200 passengers aboard, piled up in January on the rocky shoreline of Tuscany, tearing out its bottom and capsizing. The death toll has risen to 25, with the recovery of eight more bodies last week. Seven people remain missing.
By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun
February 26, 2012