Tag Archives: USCG

The Strange Saga of the Fake Pirate Ship, Liana’s Ransom — Rescue and Two Dismastings

On Monday, the US Coast Guard rescued nine crew members from the schooner, Liana’s Ransom, off the coast of Maine, after the schooner suffered engine failure and her sails became fouled. There are now reports that the schooner also lost … Continue reading

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Video of US Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue of HMS Bounty Crew

Dramatic video from the Coast Guard of rescue of members of the crew of the HMS Bounty which sank off the North Carolina coast on Monday.

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Lecture on Modern Piracy at the New Bedford Whaling Museum

A very interesting presentation at the New Bedford Whaling Museum on Tuesday evening for those in the area. Commander Andrew J. Norris, USCG, will examine modern piracy in the next Sailors’ Series lecture on Tuesday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cook … Continue reading

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