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Sunday, July 10, 2016
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US Coast Guard Commandant’s Publishes Mid-Term Strategy Report

By LT Stephanie Young, USCG – Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft has released a Mid-Term Report highlighting organizational

July 10, 2016
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Gay At Sea – A Look At The US Coast Guard’s LGBT Community
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Gay At Sea – A Look At The US Coast Guard’s LGBT Community

By Petty Officer 2nd Class Connie Terrell – Despite the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) in 2011, and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in

July 10, 2016
Total Views: 1571

Friday, March 4, 2016
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US Exporters Exempt From SOLAS, says USCG

  By Alex Lennane, TheLoadStar – The US Coast Guard (USCG), which this week added further confusion to the soon-to-be enforced SOLAS

March 4, 2016
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Friday, February 5, 2016
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Blog

Movie Review – The Finest Hours, Greatest Small Boat Rescue in History

By Rick Spilman – “The Finest Hours” is far from a perfect movie. Nevertheless, it recounts a remarkable story of heroism at sea that is well worth

February 5, 2016
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Sunday, November 22, 2015
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“A New Heavy Icebreaker Is Essential” Claim Great Lakes Senators

United States Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow sent a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee on Homeland Security calling for robust funding in

November 22, 2015
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Friday, May 15, 2015
Maritime News

Cuban Migrants Trapped on Coast Guard Ship as State Department Works to Repatriate

The Associated Press reported on Friday dozens of Cubans are currently stranded aboard the US Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant in the Florida Straits awaiting

May 15, 2015
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Monday, May 4, 2015
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“New” Shipwrecks Appearing In Lake Michigan’s Unusually Clear Water

During a routine US Coast Guard patrol in April, assisted by unusually clear visibility, an aircrew captured these amazing photos of newly emerging shipwrecks

May 4, 2015
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Thursday, April 2, 2015
Playing Pirate Does Not a Sailor Make
Incidents

Playing Pirate Does Not a Sailor Make

When I first read of the rescue of the tall ship Liana’s Ransom, I contacted friends in the tall ship community to express my sadness at the loss of

April 2, 2015
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
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Fire Incidents

Crewboat Evacuated After Catching Fire in the Gulf of Mexico

The 113-foot crewboat GIS Leonce suffered an engine fire this evening forcing the evacuation of the vessel south of Louisiana.  Upon notification of the

March 18, 2015
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Monday, February 16, 2015
Australian Lunatics Narrowly Avert Death Off Nantucket
Incidents

Australian Lunatics Narrowly Avert Death Off Nantucket

Lunatics, a-holes, idiots… whatever you want to call them… In January, Reg and Jason McGlashan paid USD $10,000 for the 43-foot sailboat Sedona off

February 16, 2015
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Thursday, February 5, 2015
U.S. Coast Guardsman Shoots Two Colleagues, Police Officer
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U.S. Coast Guardsman Shoots Two Colleagues, Police Officer

An active duty Coast Guardsman is in custody after allegedly shooting two female colleagues and attacking officers at a condominium complex in Cape Cod,

February 5, 2015
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Friday, January 30, 2015
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Incidents

U.S. Coast Guard MEDEVACs Mariner Aboard M/V Cougar Ace

U.S. Coast Guard rescuers from Newport, Rhode Island conducted a MEDEVAC on Thursday morning of a crewmember from the 654-foot pure truck & car carrier M/V

January 30, 2015
Total Views: 101

Monday, December 1, 2014
Offshore Supply Vessel Assists Four After Vessel Fire in Gulf of Mexico
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Offshore Supply Vessel Assists Four After Vessel Fire in Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Coast Guard says it medevaced four people after their vessel caught fire 35 miles southwest of Grand Isle,

December 1, 2014
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Engineering News

Bollinger Delivers William Trump to US Coast Guard

Bollinger Shipyards delivered the 11th Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard today named WILLIAM TRUMP.

November 25, 2014
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
U.S. Needs New Heavy Icebreaker to “Assure Access” to the Arctic
Defense

U.S. Needs New Heavy Icebreaker to “Assure Access” to the Arctic

The United States needs billions of dollars of new equipment including ice-breaking ships, better satellite service and fiber-optic networks as it prepares

October 22, 2014
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Monday, October 20, 2014
Coast Guard Rescues Two From Sinking Yacht in Washington [PHOTOS]
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Coast Guard Rescues Two From Sinking Yacht in Washington [PHOTOS]

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people after their yacht began taking on water north of Dungeness Spit, near Sequim, Washington, on

October 20, 2014
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Sunday, October 5, 2014
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Defense

A Very Ill-Conceived Ocean Voyage to Bermuda

There may be other examples of ocean crossings that lacked solid planning or risk analysis, but as far as voyages in recent memory, this one certainly takes

October 5, 2014
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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Collision

Coast Guard Cutter Collides With and Sinks F/V Sea Shepherd

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Key Largo collided with the 42-foot commercial fishing vessel Sea Shepherd earlier today, sinking the vessel approximately nine

September 23, 2014
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Monday, September 1, 2014
Time-Lapse Video: PNW U.S. Coast Guard Crews Prepare for The Week
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Time-Lapse Video: PNW U.S. Coast Guard Crews Prepare for The Week

Last month we saw a day in the life onboard the Edith Maersk and APL Boston 1 year after MLC 2006. Now here’s a video from the U.S. Coast

September 1, 2014
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
U.S. Coast Guard Fires at Iranian Dhow
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U.S. Coast Guard Fires at Iranian Dhow

The U.S. Department of Defense reports today the crew of a U.S. Coast Guard rigid hulled inflatable boat (RHIB) fired at an Iranian dhow yesterday while

August 27, 2014
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