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Did Ice-Filled Waters Lead to the Sinking of the Alaska Ranger?

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Did Ice-Filled Waters Lead to the Sinking of the Alaska Ranger?

Short | 01:28

Investigators use photographic evidence to piece together clues about why the Alaska Ranger sank on March 23, 2008. One culprit: thick ice sheets on the water that may have worn down the vessel.

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