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2 Hurt in Ship Explosion in Atlantic Ocean Flown to Azores

BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say two crew members injured in an explosion aboard a ship in the Atlantic Ocean have been flown to the Azores in Portugal. 140 more words


Coast Guard rescues 2 abord sailboat south of Cape Hatteras

HATTERAS, N.C. (WAVY) — The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued two people Tuesday morning who were aboard a sailboat south of Cape Hatteras.

Coast Guard officials said the 43-foot sailboat Nanette was 13 miles south of Hatteras, and had a fouled propeller due to heavy weather conditions. 36 more words


Coast Guard coordinates medical response following explosion on coal carrier

CAPE COD, Mass. (WTNH) — Two people are dead following an explosion on a Portugal-bound coal carrier sailing from Baltimore.

The U.S. Coast Guard is coordinating with the New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing to provide an emergency response following an explosion aboard an international coal carrier. 70 more words


Coast Guard warns of cold water across Great Lakes

Multiple rescue operations over the past weekend — including on Lake Erie — have prompted the U.S. Coast Guard to warn of cold water temperatures. 151 more words

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NSU Forges Partnership with Coast Guard

Norfolk State University President and CEO Eddie N. Moore Jr. recently met with Coast Guard representatives to sign a formal memorandum of agreement that will make the two entities partners in the College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative (CSPI) program. 158 more words

The Flying Boat by Chuck Thurston

The PBM Martin Mariner was a flying boat that saw considerable action in World War II. It was a long-range sea plane that provided escort duty for convoys headed for Europe and was credited with sinking 10 German U-Boats during the course of the war. 355 more words


Coast Guard Helps Evacuate 2 From Cruise Ship In Separate Incidents

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The U.S. Coast Guard stepped in during a medical emergency on a cruise ship, as two passengers had to be evacuated from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship. 283 more words