View Mobile Site

Seafarers outraged that captain could jump ship

Seafarers outraged that captain could jump ship

Seafarers outraged that captain could jump ship

In this Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012 file ...


STOCKHOLM — Seafaring tradition holds that the captain should be last to leave a sinking ship. But is it realistic to expect skippers — only human, after all — to suppress their survival instinct amid the horror of a maritime disaster? To ask them to stare down death from the bridge, as the lights go out and the water rises, until everyone else has made it to safety?


** Subscribers Log in to read this full article.

Subscribe to view this story. Subscriptions begin as low as $1.95.

Interested in viewing premium content?

A subscription is required before viewing this article and other premium content.

Already a registered member and have a subscription?

If you have already purchased a subscription, please log in to view the full article.

Are you registered, but do not have a subscription?

If you are a registed user and would like to purchase a subscription, log in to view a list of available subscriptions.

Interested in becoming a registered member and purchasing a subscription?

Join our community today by registering for a FREE account. Once you have registered for a FREE account, click SUBSCRIBE NOW to purchase access to premium content.

Membership Benefits

  • Instant access to creating Blogs, Photo Albums, and Event listings.
  • Email alerts with the latest news.
  • Access to commenting on articles.

Please wait ...