Tag Archives: Coast Guard

Looking Back at HMS Bounty, the First Time She Nearly Sank off the Carolinas

The Coast Guard has issued its final report on the sinking of HMS Bounty in October 2012.  You can read the report here. In the report, there is one oblique reference to 1998 in which “the Seventh Coast Guard District … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Winds Up Hearings on the Sinking of HMS Bounty

The US Coast Guard has wrapped up eight days of hearings on the sinking of the replica of the HMS Bounty on October 29th of last year.  Two died in the sinking, crew member Claudine Christian and Captain Robin Waldridge … Continue reading

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Coast Guard: Report of Explosion on Yacht Blind Date A Likely Hoax

Yesterday we posted about an odd distress call. The Coast Guard now considers the report that the yacht Blind Date exploded off the coast of New Jersey to be a likely hoax.  No debris from the yacht was ever found. Nor were … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Intercepts Narco Sub with 7.5 Tons of Cocaine in Caribbean

On the 221st anniversary of the founding of the US Coast Guard here is a dramatic look at the service in action. Narco Sub With 7.5 Tons of Cocaine Caught in Caribbean The Coast Guard caught a narco submarine trying … Continue reading

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Updates of Recent Posts : Cyprus, the Volga, Baja, Algeciras & Galveston

A few updates of recent posts: Posted July 11th: Death on the Volga – Cruise Vessel Bulgaria Sinks, More than 100 Dead - From CNN: “Four people face criminal charges in connection with the sinking of a Russian ship Sunday in which … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle – “the Largest Confined Leadership Laboratory”

A well done video  providing an interesting perspective on sail training. Coast Guard Tall Ship “Eagle” Seu browser não suporta iframes.

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Safety – the Forest or the Trees on the Deepwater Horizon?

The Coast Guard released a report yesterday that was highly critical of  Transocean, the owner of the Deepwater Horizon drill rig, which exploded and sank last year. Transocean contributed to Gulf disaster, Coast Guard report says Flaws in Transocean Ltd.’s … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Videos of the Year 2010 – Vote for your Favorite

The U.S. Coast Guard is posting the top 11 rescue/mission videos of 2010.  Starting today they will be posting one video per day.  There are three ways to vote for your favorite video. Either “like” the video on the Coast Guard Youtube … Continue reading

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Update: Raw Faith Sinks – Crew Rescued

Update: The three masted schooner Raw Faith is reported to now have sunk after the crew of two was rescued by the Coast Guard. __________ Two men were rescued by the Coast Guard from Raw Faith, a home-built 118′ three … Continue reading

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Fleet Week New York – “the Super Bowl of Fleet Weeks”

New York’s Fleet Week 2010 is underway.  “This is the Super Bowl of Fleet Weeks,” said Michael Salerno, the Navy’s director of Fleet Week, a reference to the many Fleet Weeks that take part around the country, the first of … Continue reading

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