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Tag Archives: U. S. Coast Guard

COAST GUARD SAVES CREW OF SINKING FISHING TRAWLER LANGLEY DOUGLAS EAST OF CAPE CHARLES

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

Virginia State Police Beat / Two bodies found in boat remains after fire swept marina

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.

Coast Guard took boat crew away from that ‘sinking feeling’ and delivered them to dry land

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

Just in time for 9/11 anniversary security at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear plant is on vacation

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.