Coast Guard, partner agencies save Loggerhead Turtle off Delaware coast

Coast Guard, partner agencies save Loggerhead Turtle off Delaware coast
Tammy, a 252-lb Loggerhead Turtle, was spotted by members of the 154-foot Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson approximately 3-miles off Cape Henlopen, Delaware, Monday, June 12, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by crew of Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard and two marine rescue organizations saved an ailing Loggerhead Turtle, approximately 3-miles east of Cape Henlopen,...

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May to host “Perfect Storm” presentation

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May to host "Perfect Storm" presentation
CAPE MAY, N.J. ­– Coast Guard Training Center Cape May will host a presentation by Cmdr. Bill Moeller (USCG Ret.) at 7 p.m., Sunday, July 13. Moeller will discuss the inside story of the Coast Guard Cutter Tamaroa’s 1991 rescue effort of a downed Air National Guard helicopter crew, an event featured in Sebastian Junger’s book “The Perfect Storm” and the film of the same...

From the Bridge Wing 10-31-2013

From the Bridge Wing 10-31-2013
Today in Coast Guard History 1984 – The tanker Puerto Rican exploded outside of San Francisco Bay. Coast Guard units responded. 1991 – During an extremely severe winter storm Coast Guard Cutter Tamaroa rescued four of five Air National Guard crewmen from an ANG H-60 that had ditched south of Long Island due to fuel exhaustion (the fifth crewman, a pararescue jumper, was never found). Tamaroa...

From the Bridge Wing 10-30-2013

From the Bridge Wing 10-30-2013
Today in Coast Guard History 1956 – Coast Guard Cutter Chincoteague, manning Ocean Station Delta in the North Atlantic, received a distress message that the German freighter Helgs Bolten was taking on water and wished to abandon ship as soon as possible. After reaching the scene some hours later, the cutter found that the high winds and 25-foot seas made it impossible to launch lifeboats. Two...