Category Archives: target

Navy target mine, which shut down Florida beach, is latest military device to wash ashore

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Florida beaches are world reknowned for their white sands, warm water and plentiful sea shells. But they are also becoming known as a place where beachcombers can find military hardware washed ashore. The latest incident took place Sunday morning, when law enforcement officials in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea came across something that at first blush looked potentially dangerous. […]

Navy submarine used as a target vessel in the 1930s found off Maryland coast

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OCEAN CITY, Md. — A salvage company says that it has likely discovered the wreckage of a century old submarine off the coast of Maryland. The Baltimore Sun reported Thursday that the USS R-8 was a U.S. Navy sub that was used for target practice at the end of its life in the 1930s. Atlantic […]

Thieves target 4 disabled veterans’ trucks outside a Houston Marine Corps ball

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Four disabled veterans left a Marine Corps ball in Houston on Saturday to find their truck windows shattered and belongings stolen. A handgun, a purse and a laptop were included among the missing possessions. All of the victims had disabled veteran license plates and all drove trucks, Houston TV news channel KPRC 2 first reported. […]