A half-century later and renamed the Tamaroa, it overcame gale force winds and 40-foot waves to help save seven people off the New England coast, a rescue effort immortalized in the book and film “The Perfect Storm.”
On March 23, 2016, NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS) and the U.S. Navy announced the discovery of the wreck of USS Conestoga within the waters of Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary in California.
We are Sinking, Send Help!, a new book by David D. Bruhn devoted to the U.S. Navy’s tugs and salvage ships in the African, Mediterranean, and European Theaters in World War II,
We celebrate Veterans Day on the anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I, the armistice that began on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. And I wonder, in fact, if all Americans' prayers aren't the same .......
The following were elected and/or appointed for the year 2018 [...]
USS Arikara will be having a Reunion
5 years ago Phil Wallis moved out of his 5 bedroom home in the Crouch End area of London and moved into an old tug boat
Aloha everyone and welcome aboard to our shipmates. After much [...]
NAFTS website changes are coming
NAFTS Founding Father and our shipmate Passed away on October 18 at age 93 years.