Sinking of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tamaroa

Drone captures dramatic sinking of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tamaroa, formerly the Navy fleet tug Zuni, at the Del-Jersey-Land Inshore Reef. The reef is located 26 nautical miles southeast of Cape May. (Video by Andre Malok and Craig McCarthy | NJ Advance Media for

By |2017-08-14T16:22:26+00:00August 14th, 2017|ATF|0 Comments

The ship that saved 7 during ‘Perfect Storm’ to be sunk off N.J.

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.”

By |2017-08-14T16:25:45+00:00August 8th, 2017|ATF, News|0 Comments

USS Avoyel ATF 150 – USCGC Avoyel WMEC WAT

Avoyel was laid down 25 March 1944 by the Charleston Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company of Charleston, South Carolina; launched on 9 August 1944; sponsored by Mrs. George E. Goodman; and commissioned at Charleston Navy Yard on 8 January 1945, Lieutenant Commander William R. Brown in command.

By |2014-11-20T02:28:21+00:00November 10th, 2014|ATF, Coast Guard, Navy, Ships Gallery, WAT, WMEC|0 Comments