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Petty Officer Michael Kelly, a rescue swimmer with the United States Coast Guard, will receive the 2019 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea
USCG fights the "Circle-of-Death" with new requirements.
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Seven people were taken to a local hospital, all passengers have now been accounted for; the captain is amongst the victims.
The final conclusion is that it was most likely ice accumulation that led to her ultimate demise.
On Sept. 12, 1944, the liberty ship George Ade was torpedoed off Cape Hatteras, N.C., by German Sub U-518. Coast Guard Cutters Jackson and Bedloe were sent out on a rescue mission during a hurricane. The mission ended with the loss of both cutters, including 21 of 22 officers and enlisted personnel.