itCG – T-34 wreckage recovered, search for missing clammer, Admiral Blore rolls up his sleeves

Guardians from the Rankin remove the Francis Scott Key buoy from its location in the Patapsco River. The buoy marks the spot where Francis Scott Key wrote the "Star Spangled Banner." The Rankin is responsible for the annual placing of the buoy in the spring and removing it in the fall. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandyn Hill) Click on the image to read more.

Guardians from the buoy-tender James Rankin remove the Francis Scott Key buoy from its location in the Patapsco River. The buoy marks the spot where Francis Scott Key wrote the “Star Spangled Banner.” The Rankin is responsible for the annual placing of the buoy in the spring and removing it in the fall. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandyn Hill) Click on the image to read more.

  • Guardians have called off the recovery effort for the wreckage of a Navy T-34 training plane that crashed off the coast of Texas last month. The Coast Guard was able to retrieve approximately 85-percent of the plane and have delivered the parts to investigators at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi who will try and determine what caused the crash resulting in the deaths of two Navy lieutenants.
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  • Guardians are searching for a quahogger missing on Narragansett Bay since reporting his boat was sinking on Monday afternoon. Multiple surface and air assets have been deployed by the Coast Guard and several fire departments boats from around the Bay have joined in the search. A “quahog” is a hard shell clam native to the eastern shore of North America from Newfoundland to the Yucatan Peninsula.
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  • Rear Admiral Gary Blore, Commander of the Coast Guard’s Thirteenth District, is a Guardian who isn’t afraid to roll up his sleeves. Today, the Admiral will participate in Operation Safe Crab – safety inspections of commercial fishing boats ahead of the Dungeness crab fishing season off the coast of Oregon.
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