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itCG – kidnapping charges, hazardous duty, dangerous conditions, lucky to be alive

Crew members from the CGC Crocodile transfer Luke Finch to a smallboat in the Gulf of Mexico Dec. 1, 2009. Finch was rescued 140 miles southwest of Fort Myers Beach, Fla., after reportedly being kidnapped by his father Saturday. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Hallman) Click on the image to

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Small Craft Advisories and Boating Safety

Coast Guard 47-foot motor lifeboat practicing surf drills in 25-foot waves. Search and rescue coxwains train in surf conditions to maintain proficiency in heavy weather. (USCG photo by BM1 Christopher Enoksen) Recently, the Compass received a comment asking what a small craft advisory means and what size of boats are considered small crafts. This is

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