Category Archives: Travel

Coast Guard sets ice condition 2 for Chesapeake Bay; 3 for Delaware Bay and tributaries; Virginia Capes closed too; Cutter Chock slicing ice from Crisfield to Tangier Island

“It’s important to always check and monitor the marine weather forecast before any trip on the water,” said Capt. Scott Anderson, the Commander of Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay. “High winds, cold weather, and dropping temperatures are good reasons to re-evaluate an outing.

Delaware State Police Beat / Tipsy Irving Cannon took his last walk on the dark side into path of car on Coastal Highway

Police say that the pedestrian did just about everything possible to bring an early departure from this earth. The man, 54-year-old Irving T. Cannon III, of Rehoboth Beach, was wearing all dark clothing none of which was reflective and was not carrying a light or crossing in a crosswalk.  Alcohol is being considered as a factor on his behalf.

Coast Guard and British Royal Navy rescues survivors from overturned hull of vessel wrecked by Hurricane Maria near Puerto Rico

A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules search plane located the vessel overturned with three mariners on top at approximately 11:30 a.m.  A Royal Fleet Auxiliary Mounts Bay rescue helicopter was vectored to the vessel and hoisted one adult female and two children. 

President Trump address to Americans at Arizona Rally; Speech on Afghanistan

Shortly after President Trump’s inauguration, he directed Secretary of Defense Mattis and his national security team to undertake a comprehensive review of all strategic options in Afghanistan and South Asia. Last night, the President outlined his strategy for the region.

Coast Guard on the go with rescues and searches along East Coast over hot July weekend

“This is a perfect example of how vital it is to not only make sure you have life jackets on board but also that they are readily available in case of an emergency,” said Stephen Sawyer, Sector North Carolina command duty officer for the case.