Coast Guard supports mission to break bay ice

Crew members and volunteers load food and medical supplies onto Coast Guard cutter Chock in Crisfield, Md., Feb. 21, 2015. The Chock delivered the supplies to Tangier Island, Virginia, located about 12 miles off the coast of Virginia. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Jeffrey Ritter)

Coast Guard rescues 2 after boat takes on water near Annapolis

BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters Sunday near Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse in Annapolis.
Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Baltimore received a call at approximately 3 p.m., stating two males were aboard a sinking boat.
A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Annapolis and crews from Maryland Natural Resources Police and Maryland State Police launched to assist.
The 45-foot MLB crew arrived on scene and located the boaters approximately 20 minutes later. The crew provided lifejackets for the two boaters and assisted with dewatering the boat.

Haunted Hull: Coast Guard cutter Taney

The Coast Guard cutter Taney is a “last survivor of Pearl Harbor” and may have a darker story to tell.