Coast Guard sets historic Francis Scott Key buoy on Patapsco River

Coast Guard sets historic Francis Scott Key buoy on Patapsco River
The Crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin, homeported in Baltimore, set the Francis Scott Key memorial buoy in the Patapsco River, June 15, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Tara Molle) BALTIMORE — The crew Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin set the Francis Scott Key memorial buoy on the Patapsco River, Monday morning. The specially designed star-spangled buoy marks...

Coast Guard to establish safety zone for Star Spangled Spectacular

Coast Guard to establish safety zone for Star Spangled Spectacular
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard will establish a temporary safety zone Sept. 11 to Sept. 14 on specified waters of the Patapsco River and the Inner Harbor for the Star Spangled Spectacular. The safety zone will be in effect from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Sept. 11 to Sept. 14, which will limit or prohibit navigation by commercial and recreational waterway users. The regulated area will be in place within...

Coast Guard assists boater from grounded sailboat near Baltimore

BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard assisted a boater Saturday after the 29-foot sailboat he was aboard ran aground in the Patapsco River near Baltimore east of Rock Creek. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Baltimore received notification at approximately 1 p.m. from the man reporting he had run aground due to dense fog in the area. A crew aboard a 25-foot Response Boat – Small from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard and local authorities searching for 2 men in Patapsco River near Port Covington

BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and local authorities are searching for a 27-year-old man and a 24-year-old man Sunday after they went missing in the Patapsco River near Port Covington. A member of the Baltimore City Police Department contacted Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders at approximately 5:15 a.m., reporting three people jumped into the river. The report was received after a 24-year-old...

Coast Guard rescues man in Patapsco River

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard rescued a man aboard a disabled sailboat in the Patapsco River near the mouth of Bear Creek in Baltimore Wednesday. Rescued was Allan Shapiro, of Baltimore.