Coast Guard Units Compete in Boat Crew Rodeo

BALTIMORE – Coast Guard crews from six units across Maryland and Washington, D.C., competed in the Boat Crew Rodeo held at Coast Guard Station Washington, D.C., Wednesday. The teams competed in various challenges, testing their professional knowledge, skill and the their ability to operate under pressure. “The Boat Crew Rodeo is an opportunity where teams can come together for competition and...

Coast Guard rescues 2 in Patapsco River

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard rescued two people from a vessel taking on water in the Patapsco River near Fort Smallwood State Park, Md., Friday. Rescued was Thomas H. Tolson, Sr., 49, from Severn, Md., and John L. Sullivan, Jr., 60, from Columbia, Md. Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders received a distress call via cell phone at 2:11 p.m., reporting that the vessel Wood Duck, a 38-foot fishing...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing man in the Upper Chesapeake Bay

BALTIMORE – Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a man missing after a vessel with two passengers allided with a buoy in the Elk River near Elk Neck State Park, Md., Saturday night.