Duck disasters disected

'Cleopatra' the London based DUKW tourboat that caught fire (photo: Phillip Bisset)

The UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has published a report into two incidents involving DUKW amphibious passenger vehicles; the sinking of ‘Wacker Quacker 1’ on 15 June 2013 in Salthouse Dock, Liverpool and the fire on board the ‘Cleopatra’ during a sightseeing tour on the River Thames, London, on ...

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