The vast majority of watermen who work the Chesapeake Bay make good faith efforts to stay within the many rules, regulations, and laws that govern the catching of fish, clams, crabs, and oysters.
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Maryland icebreaker J. Millard Tawes provides delivery of emergency supplies and US Mail to Tangier Island, Virginia
The crucial mission helped deliver food, fuel, mail, medications and other essential items to the island, which like nearby Smith Island, Maryland is only accessible by water
Crabber Dan with 20 years of experience looks at blue crabs and poachers from a waterman’s view – For the serious crab eaters, Bay Country sells crab openers and a number of serious crab cookers and steamers – and depending on the time of the week and the bounty of the bay – also sells crabs as well.
Originally built to tow coal barges for the railroad, the Navy purchased Conestoga in 1917 for World War I service. The tug operated on the Atlantic coast and off the Azores, performing convoy and other duties before being assigned to harbor service in Norfolk, Virginia, in 1919.
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., medevacs an 80-year-old woman from the Carnival Pride cruise ship south of Cape Lookout, N.C., Saturday, Sept….
At a 1963 event celebrating the completion of a key element of the Eisenhower Interstate System, Hyman photographed President John F. Kennedy at the dedication of I-95 from the Baltimore Beltway to the Delaware line, just two weeks before the president was assassinated in Texas. At 79 years old, Hyman served nearly all his life as the photographer for the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA).
Deputies received a boat owner’s report of his/her boat sinking at their dock at Snug Harbor (VMRC & UCSG notified; both advised to tell the caller to contact his/her boat mechanic; no hazmat spill involved).
Coast Guard prepares for boarding ship from helicopter with training near Norfolk; Eagle makeover complete
Coast Guard prepares for boarding ship from helicopter with training near Norfolk
The party is over for party guy Cameron Smook; Va. Tech senior presumed to be dead after falling off spring break party ship
MIAMI – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a cruise ship passenger who reportedly went overboard from a 6th deck balcony early Sunday morning.
Cameron Smook, a 21-year-old student at Virginia Tech, reportedly fell overboard from the Carnival Glory approximately 5 miles south of Abaco Island, Bahamas.