Ronald C Chappell Notable Cruise Industry Death
Cruise Ship Deaths

Ronald C. Chappell Notable Cruise Industry Death

November 30, 2017 Janet Cole

Ronald Charles Chappell, 83,  from Ledyard, Connecticut, died November 28, 2017 after a long battle with COPD (see lawsuit info on Death’s page) and Alzheimer’s. Chappell is a Notable Cruise Industry Death because he later […]

Cruise Ship Deaths

Princess Cruises Crew Member Hanging Death

November 29, 2017 Janet Cole

Djordje Jankovic, 25, was a Princess Cruises crew member utility cleaner, originally from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovin, but who lived in Pale, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Jankovic was found dead as a result of a hanging […]

Diogo Penalva Cruise Ship Passenger Missing Overboard
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Cruise Ship Passenger Missing Overboard

November 13, 2017 Janet Cole

Diogo Penalva, 21, from Lisbon, Portugal, a Finance and Accounting student at the ISCTE  Business School at Tallinn University of Technology in Estonia, disappeared from Silja  Line cruise ship Silja Serenade cruise on Monday November […]

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7.3 Earthquake – 30km S of Halabjah Iraq

November 12, 2017 Janet Cole

A 7.3 earthquake stuck 30 kilometers south of Halabjah, Iraq on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 18:18:17 hours.  Halabjah is the capital of Halabja Governorate, located about 240 km (150 mi) northeast of Baghdad and 14 km (9 mi) from the Iranian border. About 450 people were […]

Florida Tiny House Festival

Tiny House Wanderlust Land Cruising

November 6, 2017 Janet Cole

For the past more than four years, we have been living and working in a “tiny house”.  We were at the forefront of those empty nest couples who had decided that we no longer need […]

6.8 Earthquake - 86km NE of Hihifo Tonga
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6.9 Earthquake – 86km NE of Hihifo Tonga

November 4, 2017 Janet Cole

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported that an earthquake (2 videos below) shook the south Pacific on Saturday November 4,  2017 at 09:00:19 UTC. The depth of the earthquake was 100 km deep. The USCS said […]