News of Maine's Coast and Islands
Benjamin Stevens of Islesford (Little Cranberry Island) graduated this month from Maine Maritime Academy in Castine.
Eight midshipmen crowded in the doorway of one room, watching as a classmate picked up the pieces…
Despite the desperate situation, we train for just such things. No matter how bad a situation at sea becomes, hope for survival always remains strong.
Flying at 90 miles per hour, we leaned out the door from our strap-in chairs and clicked pictures left and right…
The Washington Chambers, which I am sailing with this summer, probably carries more explosive on board than the entire battle group she services.
The plane shot past us, the split-second passed, and then the blast of sound crashed into our ears with incredible power, jarring our very teeth.
He watches his point of reference on the pier and decides he’s going too far forward too fast.
Picture in your mind a cargo ship and an aircraft carrier, one 900-feet and the other 1,200-feet-long and both 20 stories tall, traveling through the ocean only 100 yards away from each other.
These firefighters must overcome their discomfort, though, because a fire roars in the galley of the training ship State of Maine. At least, it does in theory.