Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Press Releases

Coming To The Small Screen: USCG Miami

In November 2011, The Weather Channel unveiled the television series “Coast Guard Alaska.” Viewers were given an insider’s perspective on the lives of Coast Guard men and women in our nation’s Last...

October 16, 2012
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Thursday, March 15, 2012

US Coast Guard – Back on the Small Screen

Following on the success of “Coast Guard Alaska”, The Weather Channel and Al Roker Entertainment announced a new docu-series to be called “Coast Guard Florida” earlier today. Scheduled to premiere...

March 15, 2012
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012
the love boat

The Love Boat Sold For Scrap

Fans of bad TV from the 70’s and 80’s are shedding a tear today on news that one of the world’s most famous ships, the M/V Pacific, has been sold...

March 14, 2012
Total Views: 69

Thursday, February 24, 2011
Deadliest Catch Fisherman Justin Tennison of Time Bandit

Time Bandit’s Justin Tennison – Deadliest Catch fisherman found dead

In tragic maritime related news we are sad to report that Deadliest Catch fisherman and Time Bandit crewmember Justin Tennison has recently been found dead. The NY Daily News tells...

February 24, 2011
Total Views: 227

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Incident Photo of The Week – Fire aboard Deadliest Catch’s ‘F/V Arctic Dawn’

Early Sunday morning, the 100-foot former crab boat F/V Arctic Dawn caught fire while the vessel was moored just south of the Ballard Bridge in the Lake Washington Ship Canal. ...

September 14, 2010
Total Views: 272

Friday, January 8, 2010

10 Lessons Learned From Sea Shepherd

gCaptain mariners have been critical of Captain Paul Watson and his crew of non-professional mariners, stars of the reality TV show Whale Wars. Most of the comments posted to gCaptain’s...

January 8, 2010
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Sunday, June 21, 2009
Maritime Security

Somali Pirate Takedown – Maersk Alabama Story Hits Prime Time TV

Get your TIVO’s ready…. In a new, featured, television show The Discovery Channel looks to find out the very real story behind the story of the Maersk Alabama incident and...

June 21, 2009
Total Views: 66

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Whale Wars Season 2 Premier

Love it or hate it Season 2 of Animal Planet’s hit maritime reality tv show Whale Wars aired last night. A novel could be written to describe gCaptain’s official thoughts...

June 6, 2009
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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

The Merchant Navy – A New Reality TV Show

Photo By manfred-hartmann gCaptain forum member tokyo_buddha pointed us to a new reality show on Scottish TV titled “The Merchant Navy“. The program was created in partnership with the UK’s...

March 25, 2009
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Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Polar Mist – A Modern Day Treasure Ship Lost At Sea

POLAR MIST FOUND WITH GOLD AND SILVER INSIDE: UPDATE HERE Do Treasure Ships still sail the seven seas? We have recently been fascinated by Discovery Channel’s show Treasure Quest as...

March 18, 2009
Total Views: 11

Monday, February 9, 2009

National Geographics “Salvage: Code Red”

Here at gCaptain, we love a good television program that offers viewers an inside look into the realities of life in the maritme world.  We are hoping that National Geographics...

February 9, 2009
Total Views: 21

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Looking For Talent – Are You The Next Reality TV Star?

An independent producer of reality television shows, has asked our help in posting a small job opening they have on the books. In an email to gCaptain, producer Fred Grinstein...

November 15, 2008
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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

An Ugly Reality – Whale Wars, Hunting The Whale Hunters

Love them or hate them, the crew of the Sea Shepard are now television stars. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HejYngWPV0A . You can find gCaptain’s Sea Shepard articles from last year’s hunt HERE. The...

November 11, 2008
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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
Total Views: 60

Sunday, October 5, 2008

Extreme Engineering – Container Ships

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eg4lnKPBcqk Part 1 of a five part look at Container Ships from the television show Extreme Engineering on the Discovery Channel For the next four parts click here:

October 5, 2008
Total Views: 10

Friday, October 3, 2008

Worlds Toughest Fixes – National Geographic Series Premier

We have seen a host of Maritime reality shows come on air in the past year. Some, like Deadliest Catch, have done really well while others, America’s Port, have less...

October 3, 2008
Total Views: 32

Monday, May 19, 2008

Warship HMS Illustrious – Another Maritime Reality TV Show

With the shows Carrier America’s Port and The Deadliest Catch ships are dominating America’s primetime reality television but a new show broadens the coverage to an international audiance. Our friends...

May 19, 2008
Total Views: 35

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Full Episodes of ‘CARRIER’ Posted Online

The following is posted by Fred Fry: For those of you who missed 10-hour PBS CARRIER marathon, have no fear as they were kind enough to post the full series...

May 6, 2008
Total Views: 132

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Carrier – Reality TV From The High Seas

Carrier, a new show by PBS, joins America’s Port and The Deadliest Catch as the third prime time television series chronicling life at sea. Our friends at Sea Fever have...

April 29, 2008
Total Views: 5

Saturday, April 5, 2008

National Geographic “America’s Port” – Starts Sunday

The following is posted by Fred Fry: I mentioned back in Maritime Monday 103 that National Geographic is set to start airing a short series called America’s Port that was...

April 5, 2008
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