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Dramatic Video of US Coast Guard Battling Fire on Fishing Boat

Video shows the US Coast Guard tackling a large blaze aboard a boat that left two fishermen stranded in icy water. The Coast Guard Cutter Willow’s crew, homeported in Newport, Rhode Island, fights a fire aboard the burning fishing boat Miss Lynn Thursday, January 28, 2016, four miles south of Port Clyde, Maine. The heavily damaged …

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Video: U.S. Coast Guard Rescues Two in 20-foot seas in Gulf of Mexico

An MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew rescued two people from their sailing vessel that was drifting and taking on water 30 nautical miles northwest of Marquesas Key, Florida, January 17, 2016. The men were caught in a storm that tore their vessels sails and cracked their hull. Lt. Matthew Swanner says the conditions were the …

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One Dead, Two Rescued After Fishing Boat Sinks off Gloucester

News release and information courtesy of coastguardnews.com  BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two fishermen and recovered a third deceased Thursday after their fishing boat sank 12 miles off Thatcher Island, Gloucester. The deceased is identified as fisherman David “Heavy D” Sutherland of Gloucester by witnesses and friends in mourning. A good Samaritan aboard the Foxy Lady …

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Video: U.S. Coast Guard Seizes $765 Million Dollars Worth of Cocaine

The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf offload more than 25 tons of cocaine at the Port of San Diego Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal Nov. 19, 2015. Seized in the Eastern Pacific Ocean drug transit zone off the coast of Central and South America, there was a combined 26 vessel interdictions and two …

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Two Rescued After Boat Sinks 256 Miles off Key West

MIAMI — Two people were rescued by a Coast Guard aircrew after their boat capsized and sank 256 miles west of Key West, Florida, late Wednesday. The Coast Guard 8th District Command Center in New Orleans relayed the distress to Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders in Miami, and reported the fishing vessel Hawaii Five-1, with …

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Ex-NFL player Rob Konrad Falls Off Fishing Boat, Swims Nine Miles Back To Shore

The U.S. Coast Guard said Konrad was fishing alone when he fell over board. His boat was on autopilot and drifted away, and he swam nine miles in the “frigid waters” of the Atlantic Ocean for roughly ten to twelve hours through the night, according to Petty Officer Mark Barney, a public affairs specialist for …

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Video : Dramatic Coast Guard Rescue Of 3 People While Boat Sinks Off Steinhatchee, Florida

Coast Guard crews rescued three people, after their boat sank 23 miles west of Steinhatchee River, Florida, on December 30, 2014. The 3 men attempted to save the boat for 10-15 minutes after it began taking on water, and then contacted the Coast Guard. The water temperature was 59-degrees, and hypothermia had set in for …

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