Coast Guard releases report on the investigation into the sinking of the fishing vessel Lady Mary

Coast Guard releases report on the investigation into the sinking of the fishing vessel Lady Mary
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard has released the report on the investigation into the March 24, 2009, sinking of the fishing vessel Lady Mary approximately 65 miles southeast of Cape May, N.J. The investigation revealed that the Lady Mary’s sinking and the loss of the crew was not due to one single factor, but rather a combination of numerous unsafe preconditions and a few unsafe decisions. As...

Coast Guard recognizes regional dive team for contributions to Lady Mary investigation

Coast Guard recognizes regional dive team for contributions to Lady Mary investigation
PHILADELPHIA — The captain of the port for Sector Delaware Bay presented a regional dive team with Public Service Commendation Awards Friday for their contributions to the Coast Guard’s and National Transportation Safety Board’s investigations into the sinking of the fishing vessel Lady Mary. The team made three expeditions to the vessel in 2009, diving 211 feet below the water’s...