1818-The RC Monroe captured the armed brig Columbia inside the Virginia Capes. Columbia had been "cut out" of a Venezuelan fleet by pirates.
(Source: USCG Historian’s Office)
The Maritime Simulation Institute in Middletown, Rhode Island is developing a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering safety training course. The first session, which is expected to begin in June,
Resolve Maritime Academy informs it is to host the Damage Control (DC) Olympics as an annual event for officers and damage control crew of US Navy and US Coast
Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray relieved Vice Adm. Paul F. Zukunft as Commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area and Coast Guard Defense Forces West, in a change of command
Today in U.S. Naval History: April 23
1917 - Launching of USS New Mexico, first dreadnought with turboelectric drive
1918 - USS Stewart destroys German submarine off France
1945 - In only U.
Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was founded by John J. O'Malley (1905-1980) in 1939, and today ranks as the world's largest audited trade publication in the world serving the maritime industry,
Today in U.S. Naval History - April 22
1778 - Captain John Paul Jones of Ranger led landing party raid on Whitehaven, England
1898 - U.S. warships begin blockade of Cuba
1987 - U.