Category Archives: Sea rescue

World War Two Survivor Story: Navy Captain John Woolston, USS Indianapolis

Within 12 minutes, the Indianapolis sank into the Philippine Sea. Of the 1,196 men on board, 900 abandoned the ship and only 317 men survived and were rescued four days later.

Coast Guard coordinates medical response following explosion on bulk carrier, 2 dead

Earlier Monday morning, the captain of the Marshall Islands-flagged 623-foot bulk carrier Tamar contacted watchstanders at the Coast Guard command center reporting an explosion in the ship’s forward storeroom

DWI HIT PARADE: Prince George’s County Police Didn’t Can This Bozo Cop on his first DUI arrest; Now Officer Chris Brown Charged with DUI after Wrecking Police Cruiser

In 2012, the same officer was involved in another crash in his cruiser while under the influence in Oxon Hill. Prince George’s County Police arrested the officer following that crash. He pleaded guilty to those charges.