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  • Man found alive after 66 days at sea had already been mourned by friends

    Man found alive after 66 days at sea had already been mourned by friends
    Louis Jordan had already been mourned by some. Two months after he disappeared on a fishing trip off the coast of South Carolina, several memorials had been held in his name. His family had resolved not to think the unthinkable until he had been...
  • Man lost at sea for 2 months caught fish, collected rainwater

    Man lost at sea for 2 months caught fish, collected rainwater
    A man who was reported missing at sea for about two months was rescued from his crippled boat approximately 200 miles off North Carolina on Thursday afternoon, according to authorities. Louis Jordan, 37, sailing a vessel named Angel, was reported...
  • Coast Guard cutter frees fishing vessel trapped in ice

    Coast Guard cutter frees fishing vessel trapped in ice
    An Australian fishing vessel that had been stuck in Antarctic ice for nearly a week is now freed. The vessel, called the Antarctic Chieftain, got out of its icy trap Friday night with the assistance of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Polar Star. The Polar...
  • Constellation to move from Inner Harbor to undergo repairs

    Constellation to move from Inner Harbor to undergo repairs
    The Constellation will be moved from its location in Baltimore's Inner Harbor for four months this winter to undergo more than $2 million in repairs — including $750,000 to fix rotting in its hull. The city Board of Estimates, which oversees...
  • Coast Guard plans to question sole survivor of capsized boat

    Coast Guard officials planned to interview the lone survivor of a boating mishap on Lake Michigan today to determine why the boat capsized on its way back to Burham Harbor over the weekend, throwing four people into the water. The accident happened...
  • Willowbrook man dies after falling off boat near Indiana Dunes

    Willowbrook man dies after falling off boat near Indiana Dunes
    A Willowbrook man was found dead Monday afternoon after he fell off of a boat in Lake Michigan near Indiana Dunes State Park, authorities said. Conservation officers from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources recovered the body of Amer Rustum, 54,...
  • Body of woman found in lake off Lake Forest beach

    Body of woman found in lake off Lake Forest beach
    The body of a woman was recovered from Lake Michigan in Lake Forest this morning after people reported seeing a person struggling in the water, officials said. Divers using sonar found the body shortly before 11 a.m. in waters off the beach, officials...
  • Highland Park boy among kayakers rescued from Green Bay

    Highland Park boy among kayakers rescued from Green Bay
    Three people – including a 9-year-old boy from Highland Park – were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard from Green Bay near Door County, Wis., today after they’d been stranded on the water overnight, officials said. The Coast Guard...
  • Boating safety tips

    Boating safety tips
    Boating safety tips: • Have and wear a Coast Guard-approved life jacket. • Have a reliable way to call for help in an emergency, such as a marine radio, cellphone in waterproof case (though reception is not always reliable) or a personal...
  • 10 migrants come ashore in Manalapan; Haitian activist anticipates more

    10 migrants come ashore in Manalapan; Haitian activist anticipates more
    Ten people from four different countries were in federal custody after a suspected human-smuggling boat arrived on shore of the wealthy town of Manalapan early Monday, according to border authorities. The migrants, none of whom had any documentation to...
  • Keep your waterbabies safe

    Keep your waterbabies safe
    The Drowning Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach County said Monday that six children have died in pools in Palm Beach and Broward counties during the past two months. Swimming safety experts advise that adults who are supervising children in the water...