Photo by Lt. Tom Crane of the Rockland-based Coast Guard cutter Thunder Bay

NOAA Buoy Helps Save Lives

2/10/2019 - Last month, four people with their lives hanging in the balance were hoisted to safety after finding refuge on a nearby NOAA weather buoy when their vessel took on too much water. The survivors used their vessel’s Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB)—one of three types of emergency beacons used to transmit… SEE MORE