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
Capt. Ed & Jason Charnock their boat “Henrietta C” went down earlier today. Tangier watermen & the Coast Guard are currently searching for one of the missing watermen.
Maryland State Police Helicopter Crew Hoists Patient from Grandeur of The Seas in Chesapeake Bay TANGIER ISLAND, Va. — A Maryland State Police helicopter crew …
Maryland sending DNR Cutter J Millard Tawes to break path thru ice to Tangier Island Va. – The Tawes is one of four vessels in DNR’s icebreaking operation that works on concert with the U.S. Coast Guard to keep commerce moving on the bay and its tributaries and fuel and supplies flowing to isolated communities.
Pirate Poachers of the Bay
Over the past year, THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY has been highlighting the arrests of outlaw watermen in the Maryland and Virginia waters of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.
Readers who have been following these violations and the tracking of the court appearances have been learning that, for most cases, the legal repercussions of these infractions have been very minor or non-existent.
Cap’n Larry Jarboe: Friday fishing in the Patuxent River
Charter boat Gerry C sank in Chesapeake
It’s hard to imagine that there are likely 100 million people who live within a four hour drive of the middle of the Potomac River. One can travel for an hour on the Potomac and if its late afternoon on a Sunday, nary a vessel will pass.