Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Corolla Beach, NC

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Corolla Beach, NC
Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a swimmer off Corolla Beach, North Carolina,Thursday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a 911 call at about 1:55 p.m. that a 30-year-old male was seen by his wife and friend going underwater and not resurfacing...

From the Bridge Wing 8-9-2013

From the Bridge Wing 8-9-2013
This Day in Coast Guard History 1942-The Coast Guard-manned attack transport USS Hunter Liggett rescued the survivors of the heavy cruisers USS Vincennes, USS Astoria, and USS Quincy and the Australian cruiser HMAS Canberra that had been sunk the preceding night by Imperial Japanese Navy warships during the Battle of Savo Island. The night battle, also known as the First Naval Battle of Guadalcanal,...