Just before 5 p.m. on March 1, Maryland State Police, Natural Resources Police and the U.S Coast Guard conducted side-scanning sonar operations in an underwater debris field. The debris field was located approximately 5 miles from the initial oil slick in the Atlantic Ocean.
oast Guard nets five fishermen becalmed by fire in the hole. Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Indian River, Del., help a fisherman to shore after rescuing him and four of his friends Sunday, June 29, 2014. The 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew rescued the five people after a fire disabled the boat near the Indian River Inlet Bridge. (U.S. Coast Guard photo Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Thurman)