If the boat travels away from the turtle in the water, it becomes like a needle in a haystack.'We're very fortunate that the Coast Guard saw it,' Thurman said.

'They did an amazing job, we were able to talk about how to safely get the turtle out of the water without causing inadvertent injury.' The crew of the Lawson then contacted members of MERR and arranged to pick them up in order for them to take a closer look at the animal.'Members of MERR and Sea Turtle Recovery knew right away that the turtle was sick because it was floating,' said Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Taylor. 'It's a great feeling for the crew to know that we had a part in saving an animal in jeopardy of becoming endangered.'Scientists from Sea Turtle Rescue decided to name the turtle Tammie. The Coast Guard was an amazing help, they just are professionals on the water, they have the expertise to do something this involved and take the turtle back to the New Jersey side,' Thurman said to Delaware Online.

99 to an unmanned, experimental radio-controlled vessel named Exp or Exp-99, and later Sandy Hook Experimental Lightship. The lives and working conditions of the brave men, who for over 260 years put their lives at risk guiding ships safely to their destinations, has been almost forgotten. Dr Liam Clarke answers these questions with a discussion of local lightship disasters including interviews with some of those who once served. 5 at Merrils Wharf in New Bedford, ready to go on station. Photo is b/w and includes date and credit line or description on back. Photo measures 7 x 9 and is clean and clear, light wear only. 99 to an unmanned, experimental radio-controlled vessel named Exp or Exp-99, and later Sandy Hook Experimental Lightship. Her two 15,000-candlepower lights were visible 14 miles from the mastheads 65 feet above the vessels waterline. Photo is b/w and includes date and credit line or description on back.

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$195actors: Tom Bower, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Robert Costanzo, Badja Djola, Robert Duvall. Film was based upon the novel by Siegfried Lenz, which relates a tale of the crew of an aging lightship and its captain who are about to be withdrawn from service in the . In 1952, the Lightship Ambrose (WLV 613) was commissioned and became the last lightship to mark the Ambrose Channel when she was replaced by a Texas Tower in August 1967. In 1952, the Lightship Ambrose (WLV 613) was commissioned and became the last lightship to mark the Ambrose Channel when she was replaced by a Texas Tower in August 1967. Note the crew on deck waving to the aircraft from which this photo was taken. 78 on Ambrose Station would be struck and sunk by the freighter SS Green Bay in the night on June 24, 1960 in dense fog. Early glass plate negative shows Cross Rip Lightship No. Cross Rip was an important waypoint during the transit of Nantucket Sound. 5 was built in 1864 and served on Cross Rip Station from 1867 1915. Each of its signals --marker light, foghorn, radio beacon, and bell -- is either duplicated or otherwise arranged to defy failure. He uses this to portray a lonely and hazardous life which few now remember, and which has rarely been written about. During this time passing vessels collided with the lightship on 21 occasions. Each of its signals --marker light, foghorn, radio beacon, and bell -- is either duplicated or otherwise arranged to defy failure. Large 8 x 10 press photo shows great detail of Lightship No.

Original large 1985 b/w print advertisement carefully removed from an entertainment industry trade magazine announcing screenings of the film The Lightship at Cannes Film Festival. Clear, close official Coast Guard photo measures 8 x 10 and shows great detail of the Ambrose Lightship underway to her station guarding New Yorks outer harbor. Clear, close official Coast Guard photo measures 8 x 10 and shows great detail of the crew of Ambrose Lightship posing for an official photograph. Superb close clear original 8 x 10 Coast Guard photo shows great detail of the lightship on station. The vessel was to have a "crew" of electronic devices operating automatically or controlled by radio from shore. The author, born into a family with a long history of lightship service, has a deep understanding of the dangerous working conditions and the pressures that this lifestyle had on the men and their families. Behind can be seen the Lighthouse Steamer Azalea at the wharf. 5 was built in 1864 and served on Cross Rip Station from 1867 1915. The vessel was to have a "crew" of electronic devices operating automatically or controlled by radio from shore. Swiftsure Bank was located west of Cape Flattery, Washington and LV No. Photo is b/w and includes date and credit line or description on back.

A 252-pound loggerhead turtle has been rescued and is now in rehab after it was found struggling in the waters off Delaware.

The 225lb turtle was seen struggling in the waters off Cape Henlopen, near Lewes, on Monday.

"The two were individually placed into our stretcher, winched and handed over to NAS [National Ambulance Service].

The super cute footage, shared on the coastguard’s Twitter and Facebook page, attracted hundreds of likes, retweets and shares.

Vintage lightship Tile Trivet reads United States Weather Bureau Storm Warning System and features storm warning flags configured for small craft, gale, whole gale and hurricane warnings. Photo is clean and crisp, frame with some surface wear. Boatswains Mate Bobby Pierce barely had time to sound the lightships general alarm when she was struck on the starboard side by the 10,270 ton freighter. However, the experiment was postponed indefinitely and the experimental vessel was apparently never used. Lists virtually every detail available on each vessel, when and where built, cost, sister ships, design, length, propulsion, when and where it served, construction notes and modifications through the years, station assignments, masters and mates, illuminating apparatus, fog signals, final disposition and much more. The original is most difficult to find and sells in the 5 range when found. In the early 1960s, Texas Tower lighthouses were erected at six offshore sites on the East coast. However, the experiment was postponed indefinitely and the experimental vessel was apparently never used. Clear, close, original 8 x 10 press photo shows excellent detail of Lightship No. Provides great view of deck structures including the lights encircling the masts and their protective house, as well as the helm, fog bell, mushroom anchor and much more. He tells the whole story - pre-collision, collision and post-collision and draws from excerpts of the Official U.

Unusually large, bold view of this little-known Cape Cod lightship. Photo measures 7 x 9 and is double matted and framed to 14 x 17. Relief was rammed amidships on the starboard side, resulting in a jagged hole at least two feet wide extending from the weather deck & narrowing downward towards the keel. The vessel was moved to the Coast Guard's Third District headquarters at , in May 1950, for a three-month experimental trial run at the Ambrose station. She was expressly built for service at this station, and remained in service there until 1966. The vessel was moved to the Coast Guard's Third District headquarters at , in May 1950, for a three-month experimental trial run at the Ambrose station. He was shipmates with a number of the crew that survived the collision by the freighter SS Green Bay and the sinking of the lightship. Most interesting look into the lives and dangers of these lightship sailors. LV-101 was built in 1916 and served on Cape Charles station, as a Relief, Overfalls station and Stonehorse Shoal.

Donnchadh Mac Cobb (31) from Dublin, was taking part in the training on Monday evening outside Howth Harbour.

He said: “We’d just completed a few search patterns and stopped to debrief.

The crew of the 154-foot Lawrence Lawson, a fast response boat from the Coast Guard noticed that the turtle was covered in strange marine growths and was also having difficulty diving underwater for food and needed help.'The Coast Guard reported it directly to us, because it was in Delaware waters,' said Suzanne Thurman, executive director of the Marine Education, Research and Rehabilitation Institute in Lewes said.