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giglio

A Florentine emblem such as a fleur-de-lys.
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We performed the usual burial service, and he is at his rest, sewn up in his hammock with a thirty-six pound shot at his head and his heels, off El Giglio island.
It is being sued by survivors, the Tuscany region and Giglio island for further damages.
Surviving passengers who have returned to Tuscany's Giglio island will gather with locals and holidaymakers to bid a final farewell to the once-magnificent cruise ship.
The Italian court heard accounts of how engine-room staff was struck by a powerful jet of seawater and nearly drowned below decks as the ship flooded, after it slammed into a reef off the Italy's Giglio Island in January 2012, the Guardian reports.
The dancer, who is in her mid-20s, had previously said she was just a friend of the captain, that they had dined together before the shipwreck and that she had joined him on the bridge as a guest when he steered the ship too close to Giglio island.
We have completed all searching activities for the missing victims of the January 2012 shipwreck near Giglio Island that were technically possible," the Civil Protection said.
It is thought they could belong to two people still unaccounted for since the disaster off Giglio Island, Italy, in January last year.
Francesco Schettino told his trial in Italy that as the Concordia came perilously close to the rocky coast of Giglio island, he ordered his helmsman to steer to the left, but the crewman reacted slowly and did not carry out the manoeuvre.
Francesco Schettino told his trial in Italy that as the Concordia came close to the rocky coast of Giglio island, he ordered his helmsman to steer to the left, but the crewman reacted slowly and did not carry out the manoeuvre.
Shortly after 4am local time, a foghorn wailed on Giglio Island and the head of Italy's Civil Protection agency, Franco Gabrielli, announced that the ship had reached vertical and the operation to rotate it - known in nautical terms as parbuckling - was complete.
Engineer Sergio Girotto said the cameras did not reveal any sign of the two bodies that were never recovered from among the 32 who died when the Concordia slammed into a reef and capsized after the ship's captain steered it too close to Giglio Island.
National Civil Protection agency chief Franco Gabrielli told islanders on Giglio island Wednesday that crews could try to right the ship as soon as Sept.