Tag: boater safety

Coast Guard honors “Deadliest Catch” skipper Keith Colburn

Capt. Mark Rizzo presents the Pillar of Support Award to Keith Colburn, captain of the fishing vessel Wizard from the Deadliest Catch series. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Micahel Hulme) Captain Keith Colburn is known to millions of television viewers as the skipper of the Wizard , a crab fishing vessel on

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itCG – search and rescue, zero fatalities on Tahoe in ’08-’09, Citizen’s Action Network, Trees for Troops

Coast Guard Commandant Thad Allen with rescue swimmer Abram A. Heller. Heller was awarded the 2009 International Maritime Organization Bravery At Sea Award for single-handedly rescuing 8 people in Arctic waters in March 2008. Click the image to read more. Guardians from Station Golden Gate and Air Station San Francisco were able to save one

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