Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Interesting

Russian Icebreaker Issues (Then Retracts) Mayday Call in Storm Off Norway

OSLO/MOSCOW, Oct 22 (Reuters) – A Russian icebreaking vessel with 33 people on board made a Mayday call during a storm off the coast of western Norway on Tuesday but...

October 22, 2019
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Monday, August 11, 2014
sailboat Walkabout julio
Interesting

Matson Containership Rescues Three From Disabled Sailboat Off Hawaii – Video

UPDATE 1757 EST 11 August: All three crewmembers from the sailing vessel Walkabout are safely aboard the containership MV Manukai and enroute to Honolulu after spending 24 hours battling the effects...

August 11, 2014
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Wednesday, February 8, 2012
German Coast Guard Commercial
USCG

A Failure To Communicate – The Best YouTube Commercial Ever Made

It’s that time of the year,  time to play  – once more – gCaptain’s all time favorite TV commercial… the German Coast Guard.

February 8, 2012
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Thursday, December 15, 2011
Maritime News

Russian Fishing Vessel with 32 Crew Taking on Water Near Antartica [BREAKING]

New Zealand’s maritime authority, Maritime New Zealand, has just issued a frightening report coming from a fishing vessel with 32 crew that is stranded and taking on water deep in...

December 15, 2011
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Sunday, October 12, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Video – Deadliest Catch Ocean Challenger Rescue

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEu_oymX6iU Coast Guard comes to the aid of the Ocean Challenger as the crab fleet listens to the news. Video of USCG ( United States Coast Guard ) rescue of...

October 12, 2008
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Monday, September 15, 2008
Uncategorized

Mayday, Mayday, Mayday – We Have A Fire!

I don’t have many pictures of my father but I recently ran across one posted on the website of his fire company “Rescue 3“. Following Vietnam and the Physician Assistant...

September 15, 2008
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Monday, August 6, 2007
Uncategorized

Skyway Bridge Accident And Collapse – May 9, 1980, Tampa Florida

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMjBGLxMdP4 In light of the Minnesota bridge collapse I wanted to share the mayday called immediately following the Skyway Bridge Collapse on May 9th 1980. The Transcript from the Mayday...

August 6, 2007
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