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Lifesaving organization operated by the US Coast Guard which reports to the AMVER headquarters in New York the positions and movement of all vessels at sea off the US coastline. The system maximizes the efficiency of any lifesaving search and rescue operation which might have to be launched to help a vessel in distress, and is part of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System.

John Rousmaniere

Subjects: Maritime History.


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