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Category Archives: Breaking News

Injured Merchant Marine student aided by Navy & Coast Guard

 BALTIMORE  (Oct. 23, 2010) – A Coast Guard crew medevaced a man who was reportedly suffering from a laceration above his left eye near Fishing Creek in Annapolis, Md., Sunday….

New areas of Battleship USS Wisconsin now open to public

Prior to boarding the ship, visitors are invited to see the film, Forward for Freedom, which will be shown in the new Battleship Intro Theater inside Nauticus. The six-minute film brings the Wisconsin to life through the stories and commentary of those who have supported the ship, especially those who served aboard her .

The Story of the ‘Can’t Miss’: Sixteen million bricks towering above the sea!

     By Cap’n Larry Jarboe THE CHESAPEAKE      In April of 1980, my wife, Carlene, was a month pregnant with our first child. We decided to take a captain…

Trouble on the Potomac River and Chesapeake?

The 2 men onboard did not have a cell phone, a marine radio, a flashlight, a white 360 degree light and other essential safety equipment.

Fishing and Boating Cheap in the Free State

The Best Boating Deal in Maryland One of the best deals in the State of Maryland is the exemption of registration for canoes, kayaks, skiffs, and sailboats that are 16…

Meet Diamond Jim In Southern Maryland Waters

There may not be gold in Southern Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay and tributary waters but there are some greenbacks with fins to be had if you catch one of the infamous…

Spring is the best time for a ride!

Riding is great this time of the year. One memorable trip is the ride to the Wall. If you haven’t done that yet, make it a must do this year….

Small ship trips may hold trouble, boredom and close quarters with nasty fellow travelers

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703615104575329083077337418.html Check out this story on the Wall Street Journal before deciding to take a trip on a small ship.  Imagine being told the ship you are on which is…

Two Wheeling Time

When the weather starts warming up, I get the bug to start up the Harley and enjoy the open road.  I know that I am not alone because warm weather…