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  • 22 August 2014

    The US Coast Guard medevaced a 68-year-old man Wednesday from the 200-foot fishing vessel Tidelands approximately five miles northeast of Great Machipongo Inlet near Cape Charles.   A crewmember aboard the boat contacted Coast Guard watchstanders at approximately 3 p.m., stating the man had possibly suffered an injury to his hand. Watchstanders from Sector Hampton […]

  • 23 October 2014

    The US Coast Guard hoisted three people, a cat and a dog from a sailboat Wednesday in the Chesapeake Bay near Cape Charles. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth received a distress call from the owner and operator of the 30-foot sailboat Mary K, stating all three people aboard were seasick and […]

  • 18 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Chinese Warships Dock in Portsmouth, UK Three Chinese Naval ships were given a rapturous welcome as they arrived in Portsmouth for a formal visit aimed at enhancing military understanding between the UK and China. Damen Completes Build of Two FCS 5009 Patrol Vessels Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) has completed the build of two FCS […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71) and embarked Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 77 Detachment 2 returned to Naval Base San Diego (NBSD), Aug. 22 after circumnavigating the globe. Cape’s crew completed a nine-month deployment in support of the U.S. 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility (AOR) while […]

  • 22 October 2015

    The 210th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar was marked with a ceremony on board the Admiral Lord Nelson’s flagship, HMS Victory, yesterday, Oct 21. The annual Trafalgar Day event commemorates the naval battle which took place at Cape Trafalgar, 1805, in which British vessels were victorious over French and Spanish fleets. Vice Admiral Jonathan Woodcock […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Military Sealift Command-chartered HSV Swift (HSV 2) completed a nearly 10-month deployment to the Europe and Africa areas of responsibility Jan. 31. During that time, Swift and her crew of contract mariners and a U.S. Navy detachment conducted 38 port visits to Africa and 15 to Europe, circumnavigating the African continent in support of Africa […]

  • 13 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailing through sea mist in the South Atlantic, a navy warship approaches one of four islands which make up the British Territory of Tristan de Cunha. Found 230 nautical miles south-east of the island Tristan, Gough Island has special naval connections. It is named after Captain Charles Gough, who carried out a similar patrol here […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The longest serving female in the history of the Royal Navy has officially retired from active service following a 34 year career. Warrant Officer First Class Susan Morgan MBE joined the Wrens in 1978, serving on five overseas postings and three ships as a Royal Navy Police Officer. Now retiring at 52, Susan’s last appointment […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71) commemorated the 70th anniversary of the battle for which it was named at Naval Base San Diego, Nov. 25. The ship is named after the Battle of Cape St. George, which took place on Nov. 25, 1943, in the South Pacific off the island of […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Rear Adm. Eric Chaperon, French Task Force 473 commander, and Rear Adm. Chris Grady, Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group commander and Commander Task Force 50, met aboard French aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle (R-91) to discuss interoperability and integration between the two navies, April 8. Charles De Gaulle and USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) have […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMS Kent, the Type 23 Frigate, has assumed a vital role protecting the French carrier strike group’s mission in the Middle East. Ushering in a new era of British and French military cooperation, HMS Kent has taken up the role of anti submarine warfare commander for the French aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle, making her […]

  • 21 June 2018

    A retired US Navy admiral and two other officers have been censured by the Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer for their involvement in the ongoing ‘Fat Leonard’ bribery case. The Secretarial Letters of Censure were issued to now-retired US Navy Rear Adm. Richard Wren, Captain Timothy Conroy and Captain Charles Johnson. The censures are […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) completed the installation of its new network infrastructure designed to improve operational efficiency while strengthening security measures and performance on Friday, October 16. The Consolidated Afloat Network Enterprise Services (CANES) system is the merging and improvement of five shipboard legacy network programs and delivers the common computing […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Training & Education

    The USS Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group (CSG) hosted a reception for local guests while in Singapore during a port visit, April 4. During the reception, Rear Adm. James Kilby, commander, Carrier Strike Group 1, and Capt. Doug Verissimo, commanding officer, USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), welcomed Charge d’Affaires, ad interim, U.S. Embassy Singapore Stephanie […]

  • 12 March 2015

    The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), left, and the French navy aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle (R91) transit the northern Persian Gulf. Carl Vinson is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, maritime security operations, and theater security cooperation efforts […]

  • 28 October 2016

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) wrapped up its mission of supporting the French Charles de Gaulle carrier strike group. Ross was part of a destroyer squadron in charge of protecting the aircraft carrier from attacks thereby enabling it to launch fighter jets to carry out airstrikes against ISIS strongholds in Syria. The U.S. […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Industry news

    Hollywood has released a new movie about one of the largest naval disasters in the U.S. history. Shot on an estimated budget of $40 million, the “USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage” tells the story of one of the greatest naval disasters in U.S. history – the sinking of USS Indianapolis which was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine 14 […]

  • 3 August 2015

    The crew of the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) held a change of command ceremony, July 30, aboard the USS Midway Museum. Capt. Carl W. Meuser relieved Capt. John V. Menoni as commanding officer. Menoni, San Diego’s fourth commanding officer, began his tour as the ship’s executive officer in November 2012, […]

  • 14 April 2020

    A sailor infected with COVID-19 aboard the US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) passed away, the navy confirmed. The sailor was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the US Naval Hospital Guam on April 9 and died of coronavirus-related complications on April 13. He has been identified as Aviation Ordnanceman […]

  • 21 December 2015

    The French aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91) took charge of U.S. Navy’s Commander Task Force 50 on December 20 to conduct first airstrikes against ISIL as the CTF 50 flagship. When the FS Charles de Gaulle entered what is known as the U.S. 5th fleet area of operations on December 7, it […]

  • 24 August 2016

    The German Navy will, once again, send the Bremen-class frigate Augsburg to support the French aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle in the fight against Daesh in Syria. FGS Augsburg will be part of the carrier’s strike group which is in charge of ensuring the carrier operations are not interrupted by outside threats based on the […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    The leadership of Branch Health Clinic (BHC) Norfolk Triad changed hands Jan. 18 during a change of charge ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk. Capt. Richelle Kay-Marriner relieved Cmdr. Sarah Neill. The triad consists of the BHCs at Naval Station Norfolk, Norfolk Naval Shipyard and Naval Weapons Station Yorktown. The Naval Station Norfolk clinic is the […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 turned over duties to NMCB-133 during a change of charge ceremony at Camp Covington on U.S. Naval Base Guam Aug. 15.   Capt. James Meyer, commodore of 30th Naval Construction Regiment, served as the keynote speaker during the ceremony and commended NMCB-1 for an outstanding deployment. Lt. Travis Brinkman, […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Cape Inscription, the second Cape-class patrol boat, was delivered to the Australian Navy by shipbuilder Austal on May 29. The Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Cape Inscription is the tenth Cape-class designed and constructed by Austal. Cape Inscription joins Cape Fourcroy, which was delivered to the Navy in April 2017 and a further 8 Capes delivered […]

  • 5 October 2015

    Austal has officially named the eighth and final Cape Class Patrol Boat Cape York during a ceremony held at Austal’s Henderson shipyard in Western Australia on October 2. Cape York is the last of eight Cape-class patrol boats built by Austal for the Australian Border Force (ABF) under an AUD$330million design, construct and in-service support […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Australian Navy has officially welcomed ADV Cape Fourcroy, the first of two Austal-built Cape Class Patrol Boats, with an ensign hoisting ceremony. Commanding officer Cape Fourcroy Commander Mark Taylor ordered the crew to ‘cheer ship’ after a naming ceremony was held for the boat alongside Fleet Base West on May 1. Chaplain Grant Ludlow […]

  • 10 March 2015

    Officer in charge of USCG Cutter Moray, Senior Chief Petty Officer Christopher Bouchard, was relieved from his duties on Friday due to loss of confidence in the ability to command. Final determination regarding a permanent removal or resumption of command is made by the Commandant of the Coast Guard in Washington, D.C. Lt. Nolan Cuevas, commanding […]

  • 28 June 2016

    The U.S Coast Guard repatriated 103 Cuban migrants, including one migrant with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, from June 25 – 27. The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. crew repatriated 58 Cuban migrants Saturday, and 45 more Cuban migrants Monday. The U.S. Coast Guard said the repatriations were a result of 10 […]

  • 17 February 2017

    A current U.S. Navy Commander became the 12th navy official to be charged in a bribery case that involved much of the U.S. 7th Fleet and a foreign defense contractor nicknamed Fat Leonard. Mario Herrera was charged in a complaint unsealed on February 16, with accepting luxury travel, elaborate dinners and services of prostitutes from foreign […]