Company won’t operate duck boats in 2019 after fatal sinking

Sports 03/21/19, 11:49

The company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer, killing 17 people, announced Thursday that it won't operate the vessels this year because of the ongoing investigation and will instead open a replacement attraction in the tourist town of Branson.Ripley Entertainment Inc. spokeswoman Suzanne ...

Update: Survivor grateful for indictment in boat sinking

U.S. 11/08/18, 14:06

The Latest on federal charges filed against the captain of a Missouri tourist boat that sank in July, killing 17 people (all times local):12 p.m.An Indianapolis woman who lost her husband, three children and five other relatives when a tourist boat sank in Missouri says she's grateful that prosecutors have ...

Missouri tour boat captain indicted after sinking kills 17

U.S. 11/08/18, 13:14

Charges have been filed against the captain of a Missouri tourist boat that sank and killed 17 people, including nine people from an Indiana family, federal prosecutors said Thursday.A federal indictment shows 51-year-old Kenneth Scott McKee is facing 17 counts of misconduct, negligence or inattention to duty by a ship's ...

Firms cite law in Missouri boat accident, seek mediation

U.S. 10/15/18, 20:23

Two companies facing multiple lawsuits over a summer tourist boat accident in Missouri that killed 17 people have invoked an 1851 law that allows vessel owners to try to avoid or limit legal damages as they also seek settlement negotiations with victims' family members.Attorneys for Ripley Entertainment Inc., based in ...

Company wants some Missouri boat death lawsuits dropped

U.S. 10/01/18, 20:23

The company that owns the Ride the Ducks operation in Branson asked a judge Monday to dismiss some of the lawsuits filed after one of its boats sank in a Missouri lake in July, killing 17 people.Ripley Entertainment said in its motions that the boat's sinking on Table Rock Lake ...

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