Ocean City Beach Patrol to Host Captain Craig Swim July 11th
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Ocean City Beach Patrol to Host Captain Craig Swim July 11th

The 26th Annual Captain Craig Swim will take place on Saturday, July 11th at 6:30 p.m.   The event is run by the Ocean City Beach Patrol and honors the legacy…

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Ocean City Beach Patrol on COVID, Safety, Training, & the Summer Season
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Ocean City Beach Patrol on COVID, Safety, Training, & the Summer Season

**All photos were taken prior to the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The Ocean City Beach Patrol has proudly kept residents and visitors on the island safe since…

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Captain Schoepf Relay set for Sunday June 14
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Captain Schoepf Relay set for Sunday June 14

Ocean City, Maryland – (June 8, 2020): The Ocean City Beach Patrol’s annual Captain Schoepf Relay will be held at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 14. Captain Schoepf…

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Beach Patrol Reporting May 23
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Beach Patrol Reporting May 23

Beach Patrol in Stands Memorial Day Weekend (May 12, 2020) The Town of Ocean City’s Facebook page confirmed the Beach Patrol will be on the beach for Memorial…

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Vietnam: An account of two reunions, Part II
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Vietnam: An account of two reunions, Part II

From The Pen of the Captain’s Kid: Vietnam Part II About a decade after that lifeguard reunion, I attended my 50th high school reunion in St. Louis.  I…

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Vietnam: An account of two reunions
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Vietnam: An account of two reunions

From the Pen of the Captian’s Kid: Vietnam Part I “You got me through Vietnam,” the former lifeguard remarked soberly as he looked over at his former beach…

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From the Pen of the Captain’s Kid: The Coppertone Girl was a future OCBP lifeguard
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From the Pen of the Captain’s Kid: The Coppertone Girl was a future OCBP lifeguard

From the Pen of the Captain’s Kid: The Coppertone Girl was a future OCBP lifeguard “How did you get that great tan?”  the girl in a bikini asked,…

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Recollections of a Newsie in Ocean City
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Recollections of a Newsie in Ocean City

Episode 2 “From the Pen of the Captain’s Kid” During the summer of 1952 I entered the entrepreneurial world of a resort town that must make its annual…

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With Two You Get Egg Roll: The genesis of two histories of the Ocean City Beach Patrol
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With Two You Get Egg Roll: The genesis of two histories of the Ocean City Beach Patrol

Episode 1 “From the Pen of the Captain’s Kid” “You should write a history of the Ocean City Beach Patrol” was all she said in October 2018 as…

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Ocean City Beach Patrol Testing for Summer 2019
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Ocean City Beach Patrol Testing for Summer 2019

The Ocean City Beach Patrol (OCBP) will hold a pre-employment physical skills evaluation on Saturday, June 1, to fill openings in the 2019 employment roster. The pre-employment evaluation…

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