Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Fort McRee Breakwater, Pensacola Bay, FL
Fort Mcree on the eastern tip of Perdido Key was built in 1834 as part of an effort by the U.S. to better protect Pensacola Bay after the War of 1812. The fort saw action in the Mexican-American War and the Civil War, during which the fort was burned and destroyed. Activity returned to the fort when coastal defenses became important again in World War II. Fort McRee was not well maintained and now little remains, but what does still stand belongs to the National Park Service.
By Dave Cleaveland. Back in the 90’s I had a business that photographed golfers on several golf courses in the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina area. While they played, I would run to the photo lab (yes, it was actually film in those days), get the film processed, run back to the golf… Learn More
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By Jim Hendricks for Boating.com Checking and interpreting wave forecasts proves critical to safety and comfort. First, let me plead, “Mea culpa.” I’ll admit to fixating on marine wind forecasts before venturing out to sea, sometimes to the exclusion of wave projections. That shortcut has more than once come back to… SEE MORE
By Chris Klint, Alaska Public Media. How to help in the aftermath of this weekend’s historic storm that devastated numerous Western Alaska communities. Gov. Mike Dunleavy has said that the best way for Alaskans to help is by donating money to reputable charity organizations like the Red Cross of Alaska, the Salvation Army’s Alaska… SEE MORE
Message from the US Coast Guard: Coast Guard Alerts Southern Florida to Prepare for Possible Impacts of Tropical Storm Ian MIAMI — Crews from the Seventh Coast Guard District are making preparations in advance of Tropical Depression NINE’s anticipated development into a hurricane, Friday. Homeland Security Task Force – Southeast… SEE MORE