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.
The helicopter crew rescued the 5 crew members of the Langley Douglas after severe weather caused their ship to take on too much water and sink
At this time, there are two confirmed fatalities. The remains of those individuals have been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond for positive identification. Search and Recovery Team divers with Virginia State Police, VMRC and the US Coast Guard are checking one submerged boat and another partially-submerged boat to ensure no one was onboard either of those boats at the time of the fire.
Ships should not sail into the path of a storm; especially one with thousands of lives on board
McKiel had been drinking on board a friend’s sailboat on the evening of Thursday, October 1. Just after midnight, McKiel set out in the heavy fog and rain to his boat.
The adults did not tell the spouses where they were going and that they were going camping. The four adults and five children were found on the south end of Tangier Island in their camping gear at approximately 5:00 am this morning.
Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Mounted Police team up to monitor maritime laws and protect sovereignty
The Coast Guard rescues two people Sunday, March 8, 2015, from a sinking boat approximately 35 miles southeast of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. The Coast Guard received an EPIRB alert from the vessel and contacted watchstanders at Shaw Air Force Base who contacted the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing who confirmed the location of the vessel with the help of F-16s conducting training offshore. U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Elizabeth City
LUSBY, Md. — About 50 miles outside Washington D.C. is a nuclear power plant that sits on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. It’s the sort of place the government has warned is vulnerable to a terrorist attack.
But an investigation conducted by The Daily Caller found that anybody can enter the property of the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, drive through the front gates, park not far from a nuclear reactor and have no contact of any kind with security.
U. S. Coast Guard: A week in the life as crews train to save lives and guard the coast