The USS Santa Barbara

Did you know Santa Barbara has a Naval vessel named after it? From the Wikipedia page… USS Santa Barbara (LCS-32) is an Independence-class littoral combat ship of the United States Navy.[2][6] She is the 32nd ship of the type, and 16th of the class, which is inter-numbered with the Freedom-class littoral combat ships. With 35 … Read more

Navy helicopter rescues cruise ship passenger

The Coast Guard today released dramatic video of a Navy helicopter rescuing an 83-year-old Canadian passenger from the cruise ship Emerald Princess about 150 miles north of Kaneohe Bay on Sunday. Source: Coast Guard video shows Navy helicopter rescuing ailing cruise ship passenger off Kaneohe