Category Archives: target

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


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


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


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. […]