~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ J. Michael Williamson Principal Investigator-WhaleNet <http://whale.wheelock.edu> Associate Professor-Science Wheelock College, 200 The Riverway, Boston, MA 02215 voice: 617.734.5200, ext. 256 fax: 617.734.8666, or 978.468.0073 "Mother, Mother Ocean, I have heard your call, Wanted to sail upon your waters, since I was three feet tall" Jimmy Buffett ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Tue, 14 Apr 98 00:21:00 GMT From: email@example.com To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Subject: Ice threatens seal-hunt fleet Ice threatens seal-hunt fleet ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland, April 11 (UPI) -- Canada Coast Guard crews are attempting to rescue several sealing vessels in icy waters off the northeastern coast of Newfoundland. Two vessels in Canada's seal-hunt fleet have already sunk after large blocks of ice gouged their hulls. One coast guard ship has reached four other vessels which have also been damaged. Other ships are reported to be trapped in the shifting ice flow. Coast Guard authorities say five of their ships have sailed into the treacherous waters, where as many as 100 vessels are at risk. No fatalities have been reported so far, but authorities are worried that risk to human life will increase overnight, when a storm is expected to hit the area.