USCG Photo: San Francisco Fleet Week

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

The Coast Guard Cutter Active, a 210-ft medium endurance cutter homeported in Port Angeles, Wash., sails past the San Francisco skyline during the parade of ships as part of Fleet Week 2010 festivities, Oct. 9, 2010. Fleet Week is a celebration of the sea services where more than 500 sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen visiting ships make the city a port of call. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Levi Read.
 


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The captain of the doomed El Faro cargo ship sounded an alarm for his crew to abandon the vessel shortly before it sank last fall in a hurricane near the Bahamas, killing all 33 onboard, the U.

Navy Discovers Malaysian Tanker

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