CW4 MICHAEL W. CARR
CW4 Michael Carr graduated from the US Coast Guard Academy and served 10 years as a US Coast Guard Officer while assigned as the Diving & Salvage Officer at the USCG Atlantic Strike Team. Carr then joined the US Army Watercraft community and sailed as a US Army Watercraft Master for 15 years. He has deployed to Iraq as an Electronic Warfare Officer, holds a US Coast Guard All Oceans Masters License, and has taught at Kings Point, Maine Maritime Academy, and MITAGS (Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies). He presently resides in Florida where he teaches diving and operates Haze Gray Maritime LLC.
Sunday, August 22, 2021
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Seacor Power: A Change In Temperature Equals a Change in Density which Equals an Event -Opinion
By CW4 Michael W. Carr, US Army Watercraft Master (Retired) I sailed out of Port Fourchon as Chief Mate on Crowley’s American Salvor. Reading of Seacor Power’s capsizing brought memories...
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Sunday, January 12, 2020
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Monday, November 18, 2019
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Friday, October 25, 2019
A Sea of Sand: Like a Kingfisher Flashing Across the Pool
By Michael Carr – Joint Base Balad Iraq is surrounded by sand. When you drive out its gates, all you see is sand. Sand blows onto the road, it consumes...
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Down Comes the Lamp Post: Your Past is Always Part of You
By Michael Carr – Portsmouth Virginia’s Inner Harbor seawall is lined with lampposts spaced about 25 feet apart. They are ornate, built of steel and concrete, and stand at the...
Friday, September 13, 2019
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Monday, August 19, 2019
Sunday, August 11, 2019
Monday, July 29, 2019
Spinning in the Current: Turning a Barge Loaded with Buoys in the C & D Canal
“Canal Control, Canal Control, Canal Control, this is Army Tug 915, channel 13 over”. I speak slowly into the VHF microphone. One hand on the mike, my other hand controlling...
Sunday, July 21, 2019
Monday, July 15, 2019
Monday, July 8, 2019
Carr: Tropical Storm Barry – Where do we go from here?
By CW4 Michael Carr – Tropical Storm, and potentially Hurricane Barry was heading directly for us. Though still a thousand miles away, which might seem far away, that distance is...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Monday, June 17, 2019
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