1971-Alaska Senator Mike Gravel criticized the punishment of 18 crewmen of CGC Confidence for showing support for Greenpeace and asked the Commandant, Admiral Chester Bender, to investigate.
(Source: USCG Historian’s Office)
The European Commission said on Wednesday it would launch an EU version of Italy's sea rescue operation to help it deal with the droves of migrants crossing the
The disabled mixed-products tanker Pine Galaxy is expected to arrive in San Francisco Wednesday morning.
The ship is being towed by commercial tug to San Francisco Bay.
Royal Navy warship HMS Argyll has seized £21 million worth of cocaine after a 12-hour pursuit across the Caribbean, informs the Ministry of Defence. Sailors then
Today in U.S. Naval History - August 27
1917 - Squadron of minesweepers departs U.S. for service off France
1944 - USS Stingray (SS-186) lands men and supplies on Luzon,
Today in U.S. Naval History - August 26
1775 - Rhode Island Resolve: Rhode Island delegates to Continental Congress press for creation of Continental Navy to
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