Latest United States Coast Guard Stories

2013-09-13 23:01:45

Captain Robert M. Cusick, who spent hours in freezing water and survived to testify about unsafe ship inspections, passed away in New Hampshire this week. His words helped reform the maritime industry and create the Coast Guard Rescue Swimmers program, according to Robert R. Frump, former maritime writer for The Philadelphia Inquirer and author of a book about the Marine Electric. Hillsboro, NH (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Captain Robert M. Cusick Jr., a merchant marine officer who...

2013-08-31 23:19:42

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new informational graphic about recovering for injuries at sea. The law firm works with some of the more experienced maritime and admiralty lawyers, who have helped seamen recover benefits. (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Many residents of Rhode Island and Massachusetts earn their living by working on the open seas. These seamen face dangerous conditions every day and injuries are a common occurrence at sea. It is important for seamen to be aware that...

2013-07-01 23:22:10

d’Oliveira & Associates is celebrating boat season by providing information on Rhode Island’s “Operation Dry Water” and releasing a new infographic. (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Rhode Island is nicknamed the “Ocean State” because it has over 400 miles of coastline and 35 islands within its borders. With such easy access to the ocean, the state has a lot of boat activity. Whether it’s a fishing boat bringing in the catch of the day or a sailboat sightseeing, operators should...

2013-05-20 23:04:53

Memorial Day culminates May´s celebration of Military Appreciation; in light of that, ACR Electronics, the beacon manufacturer, shares their survivor´s story. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 On April 6th, the four-man crew with Ocean Adventure Rowing and Education (O.A.R Northwest) attempting a Trans-Atlantic Expedition from Dakar to Miami was derailed after their row boat the “James Robert Hanssen” capsized about 400 miles north of Puerto Rico. Jordan Hanssen,...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.