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Coast Guard Mourns Passing of Shipmate

It it is important to remember that whenever you call the Coast Guard for help, you are putting their lives at risk. Our many thanks go out to the Coast Guard, and condolences to Petty Officer Third Class Travis Obendorf”s family, … Continue reading

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UPDATE: U.S. Coast Guard, Navy Suspend Search for Sailor in the Pacific

The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing mariner who fell overboard from a sailing vessel in the North Pacific early Sunday. The search for Luke Stimson was suspended at 9 a.m. Tuesday pending any further developments. Coast Guard and U.S. … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Sailboat

The Coast Guard, after scouring 20,000 square miles of ocean for two days, called off a rescue mission Tuesday for a mystery sailboat reported capsized off the Monterey coast with four people aboard. “We weren’t able to find any vessel, … Continue reading

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Irish Sailors Rescued Off Bermuda Before Yacht Sinks

A group of Irish nationals were rescued from Bermuda’s waters last weekend after their yacht lost power. The four crew members of the 48ft sloop Wolfhound were safely aboard the M/V Tetian Trader, but their yacht sank minutes after being released. A … Continue reading

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Widow Tells of HMS Bounty’s Last Moments

Crippled by the brutal wind and waves of Hurricane Sandy, the HMS Bounty was sinking. Capt. Robin Walbridge had ordered his crew of 15 to abandon ship in the early morning of October 29, 90 miles off North Carolina. Searching … Continue reading

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Sailboat Sinks Near Golden Gate Bridge

Two people were rescued near the Golden Gate Bridge on Saturday after a tug or the barge it was hauling out to sea collided with and sank their sailboat, the U.S. Coast Guard said. One of the two rescued in the 3:10 … Continue reading

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Videos of the Week

The Coast Guard is sharing online its “Top 10 videos of 2012,” which highlight some of the year’s most compelling cases from the work done every day by the armed services branch. Among the subjects in the videos is Petty … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Investigates Post-Hurricane Hoax Call

The Coast Guard is investigating a possible hoax mayday call after distress calls were made Thursday, November 1st near Narragansett Bay in RI – a move that diverted helicopters providing “vital support” to Hurricane Sandy victims. Watchstanders at Coast Guard … Continue reading

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San Francisco Party Boat Almost Sinks Off Alcatraz

The owners of a party boat said Saturday that they were shocked when their vessel hit a shoal near Alcatraz Island and nearly sank with 22 passengers on board. The 40-foot Neptune was hosting a bachelor party Friday night when it … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Assists Sinking Fishing Vessel, Rescues Sick Man Off Cape

The U.S. Coast Guard performed two rescues in Cape Cod waters Saturday night, assisting a sinking fishing vessel and evacuating a man suffering from heart-attack-like symptoms off Chatham. The 75-foot trawler Destiny put in a distress call to the Sector Southeastern … Continue reading

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