Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin sets historic buoy in Baltimore

Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin sets historic buoy in Baltimore
Crewmembers aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin render a salute after setting the Francis Scott Key buoy in Baltimore, Md., June 6, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jasmine Mieszala) BALTIMORE — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin, a 175-foot buoy tender homeported in Baltimore, set the historic Francis Scott Key buoy Monday in the Patapsco River near...

Coast Guard cutter places Francis Scott Key buoy – video

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Grace Baldwin. BALTIMORE – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin lowered the Francis Scott Key buoy down to its location in the Patapsco River Monday. The buoy marks the spot where the ship carrying Francis Scott Key, the author of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” was anchored during the bombardment of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812. It...

USCG Cutter James Rankin sets Francis Scott Key buoy

BALTIMORE- The Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin set the historic “Francis Scott Key” buoy near the Key Bridge during a ceremony today. The buoy marks the spot where the ship carrying Francis Scott Key, the author of the Star Spangled Banner, was anchored during the bombardment of Fort McHenry in the War of 1812. Each year the buoy is set in the spring marking the location of the event and...