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Waterway and Maritime Transportation

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  • Annapolis boat accident injures three

    Annapolis boat accident injures three
    Two boats collided Friday near the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, injuring three boaters, the Coast Guard said Saturday. A boat from the Coast Guard's Annapolis station was in the area responding to an unrelated matter when its crew saw the boats...
  • Swimmers, one surfer, rescued from rip currents along beaches in Ocean City

    Swimmers, one surfer, rescued from rip currents along beaches in Ocean City
    A half dozen swimmers were rescued by lifeguards Friday evening along the beach in Ocean City as rip currents formed in the aftermath of Hurricane Arthur, an Ocean City Beach Patrol official said Saturday. One person who was rescued required...
  • Historic London Town and Gardens keeps on growing and going

    Historic London Town and Gardens keeps on growing and going
    Rod Cofield has the building. Now he needs the tools. Cofield's team at Historic London Town and Gardens has built a reproduction of a carpentry shop at the Colonial site in Edgewater. Now, to show how carpenters worked at the site in the 1700s, he...
  • Baltimore wins federal grant to buy electric boat for free Harbor Connector service

    Baltimore wins federal grant to buy electric boat for free Harbor Connector service
    The Baltimore Department of Transportation has been awarded a federal grant of more than $850,000 to purchase an electric boat for its free Harbor Connector service in the Inner Harbor. The service operates water taxis along three routes across the water...
  • Body found in Inner Harbor near Under Armour headquarters

    Body found in Inner Harbor near Under Armour headquarters
    A body was pulled from the Inner Harbor Tuesday afternoon near Under Armour headquarters — at least the 11th time since October that someone has been found dead in the waters around downtown. Few details were immediately available pending an...
  • In the market for a Chesapeake Bay skipjack? Check Craigslist.

    In the market for a Chesapeake Bay skipjack? Check Craigslist.
    Anything and everything can be sold online these days from cars to boats including Maryland’s gem of the sea, the skipjack. Skipjacks are boats that leap in and out of the water, very much like fishes in the sea. The owner of what's being called...
  • Neighbor shoots at puppy in Abingdon [Police blotter]

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Christopher Nicholas Ewing, 22, of the first block of West Inca Street, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with marijuana possession....
  • Capt. Lewis B. Melson, career naval officer

    Capt. Lewis B. Melson, career naval officer
    Capt. Lewis B. Melson, a career naval officer who had worked extensively during the 1960s with the Navy's pioneering Sealab program that allowed divers to work at the bottom of the ocean, died Sunday of respiratory failure at his daughter's West Towson...
  • Large pieces of planned Virginia tunnel begin floating down Chesapeake Bay

    Large pieces of planned Virginia tunnel begin floating down Chesapeake Bay
    The first large, prefrabricated section of a new traffic tunnel planned in Virginia began floating down the Chesapeake Bay from Baltimore on Tuesday. Only a few feet of the concrete structure showed above the water as three tug boats pushed and pulled...
  • For Naval Academy plebes, a rite of passage at Sea Trials

    For Naval Academy plebes, a rite of passage at Sea Trials
    By midmorning Tuesday, Naval Academy Midshipman Kevin Saxton had been awake for eight hours, tackled an obstacle course, survived an endurance run and beat his classmates with pugil sticks. Sweat dripping down his face as he scarfed down trail mix,...
  • Lutherville man travels to England where uncle died a hero in WWII

    Lutherville man travels to England where uncle died a hero in WWII
    On a wall calendar in their Lutherville kitchen, the Blum family keeps various appointments and relatives' birthdays jotted down in fairly small, neatly written Magic Marker script. But for the week of May 25 to 29, the words "London," "Cambridge" and...
  • Global effects of Baltimore port strike at center of local contract talks

    Global effects of Baltimore port strike at center of local contract talks
    When a three-day strike by local longshoremen forced the 718-foot CCNI Antofagasta to sail out of the port of Baltimore without unloading its container cargo, the effects rippled across the country and overseas. Several shipping lines scrambled to...