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The Perfect Storm, 20 years later

Tamaroa in the Storm

Coast Guard Cutter Tamaroa’s rescue boat is sent to help the sailing vessel Satori. Satori, with three people aboard, needed help after being caught in a storm that raked New England over Halloween weekend 1991. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Judy L. Silverstein, 7th Coast Guard District Public Affairs Two

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itCG – Medevac, AMVER vessel rescues boaters, petroleum-based product spill, Flying Santa

This video illustrates the dangers of deploying a rescue swimmer and hoisting a person off of a vessel in 20-foot seas. This rescue took place on Saturday night when a Coast Guard helicopter medically evacuated a man off a tugboat about 54 miles off the coast of South Carolina. The 52-year-old man injured his head

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