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4 hrs ago | The Inquirer & Mirror

Smoke from boat fire visible for miles

It took island firefighters, police, the harbormaster and U.S. Coast Guard nearly an hour Saturday to extinguish a boat fire whose flames could be seen from one side of Nantucket Harbor to the other, and whose smoke was visible from miles away.

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8 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Bollinger Shipyards gets contract from Coast Guard

The New Orleans Advocate reports the funding brings the total number of the boats under contract with Lockport-based Bollinger to 30, and the contract's total value so far to more than $1.3 billion.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Coast Guard, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

11 hrs ago | Marine News

Gdi Awards N-Kom Us$110-M Contracts

Gulf Drilling International Limited, a subsidiary of Gulf International Services , the largest oilfield service company in Qatar, has awarded two contracts worth US110 million to Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine , a joint venture shipyard between Nakilat and Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine .

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

SavannahNow

Tradewinds offers apology for grounded ship

A week after a Tradewinds Casino boat ran aground on its maiden Savannah cruise, stranding nearly 100 passengers for 18 hours on a sandbar off Tybee Island, the company has issued an apology, insisting no laws were broken and exonerating the boat's captain from any wrongdoing.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, US Military, US News, US Coast Guard

WFIE-TV Evansville

Demolition progresses on Old Ledbetter Bridge

A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has finished saw cutting of decking on the three main spans of the Old Ledbetter Bridge.

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Sunherald.com

Spokeswoman: Indiana teen pilot dies in crash

Annie Hayat said the plane flown by 17-year-old Haris Suleman went down shortly after leaving Pago Pago in American Samoa Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Oceania, American Samoa, World News, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Air Accidents, US Military, US Coast Guard

U.S. Naval Institute

Coast Guard Led 9-11 Water Evacuation Was - Bigger Than Dunkirk'

The U.S. Coast Guard led a water evacuation of more than 500,000 people from Manhattan following the Sept.

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KFVS12

Mississippi River reopens after barge accident

A railroad bridge is undamaged and Mississippi River traffic is moving again at Louisiana, Missouri, after barges broke free from their tow and became stuck under the bridge.

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Monterey County Herald

Great Pacific Race: Team Uniting Nations set to win

HONOLULU >> A four-man boat, representing four different nations, is expected to become the first team to finish the Great Pacific Race a little after 5 p.m. Tuesday.

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Summerville Journal Scene

Summerville woman dies in Lake Erie

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's office said 44-year-old Roxanna Gance, of Summerville, S.C., was discovered in the Cleveland Metroparks.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Herald

Officials share tips for staying safe in the water

Maintain constant supervision. • Pay especially close attention to children and seniors when at the beach.

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CBS Local

4 Rescued After Vessel Crash Near LA Harbor Lighthouse

Crews rescued four people trapped near the Los Angeles Harbor lighthouse in San Pedro following a boat crash, authorities said.

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Boston.com

Coast Guard: Diver Missing off Marblehead

Rescue crews are searching for a scuba diver near Children's Island in Marblehead who was described by the US Coast Guard as being "overdue" Tuesday morning, according to reports.

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Post and Courier

Coast Guard rescues tired sailors 133 miles southeast of Charleston

A man and a woman, both 35, reported around 7:12 a.m. Monday that they were all right but had grown tired while sailing their 38-foot boat, the Sea Heather, in bad weather on the Atlantic Ocean, Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony Soto said in a statement.

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Marine News

Coast Guard Foundation's "Buy a Brick" a Big Success

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that its Sault Ste.

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Recordpub.com

Coast Guard: Pot haul seized on Caribbean ship

U.S. authorities have seized a haul of marijuana from a Guyana-flagged cargo ship in the Caribbean Sea south of Puerto Rico, officials said Monday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Coast Guard cutter Eagle will arrive in Bourne on Thursday

The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Eagle is scheduled to arrive at Massachusetts Maritime Academy at 2:40 p.m. Thursday as part of its 2014 cadet summer training deployment.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Vt. Air Guard helps with WWII plane recovery efforts in Greenland

The Vermont Air National Guard is assisting efforts to recover a plane that carried three service members when it went down during World War II.

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KFMB-TV San Diego

Crews rescue ailing man aboard fishing boat off San Diego coast

U.S. Coast Guard and Navy crews Monday came to the rescue of a 37-year-old man who suffered an apparent seizure aboard a fishing boat about 25 miles off the coast of San Diego.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, San Diego, CA, US Military, US News, US Coast Guard, US Navy

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Coast Guard conducts dual rescues in Southeast Alaska

Coast Guard conducts dual medevacs in Southeast: The U.S. Coast Guard conducted two medevacs in Southeast on Sunday, deploying responders to aide an injured 21-year-old female aboard a fishing vessel near Kendrick Bay and to airlift an ailing cruise ship passenger near Zarembo Island.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Military, US News, US Coast Guard, Juneau, AK, Ketchikan, AK

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