Update: October 17th, 2019

October 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Thank you to everyone who has reached out about the status of the Bramble. The film production is independent and not affiliated with the owner of the ship. The film crew shares your passion for the ship and remain hopeful that the voyage will live on. We are hard at […]

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Bramble’s Voyage to Mobile Alabama

July 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Here’s an animated map showing Bramble’s month long voyage to the Epic Shipyard in Mobile Alabama.  A journey of over 3,000 miles!  

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Feature: Deep Trekker ROV

July 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

  Testing the ROV “Brambot” We have acquired an amazing ROV (remotely operated vehicle) for Bramble Reborn’s underwater sequences. This compact unit is called “Deep Trekker DTX2.“. It works like an underwater drone. We chose this model because of the short boot-up time, compact size, and because it’s self powered […]

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Feature: “Operation Crossroads” Special Effects

July 3, 2019 | 1 Comment

USCGC Bramble was assigned to “Operation Crossroads” in 1947. This was a series of atomic bomb test at Bikini Atoll in the South Pacific. Bramble was responsible for laying out the buoys that marked the test area. Our documentary will recreate this historic event with computer generated special effects. Here […]

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Feature: recollections with Master Chief James Hiller

June 27, 2019 | 1 Comment

Master Chief James Hiller recalls how he volunteered (with help from his father) to serve in the United States Coast Guard.

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Feature: Tom Clarke, new owner of the Bramble

June 21, 2019 | 3 Comments

Tom Clarke, the new owner of the Bramble, discusses why he bought the ship and its new mission. The Bramble is owned by Orinoco Natural Resources, LLC., which is owned by Tom & Ana Clarke.

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Feature: Chief Ginter

June 19, 2019 | 1 Comment

This is Chief Ginter.  He is a veteran of USCGC Bramble including the trip through the Northwest Passage in 1957.  We’re going to interview him tomorrow, Thursday, June 20th.  It should be very interesting!

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Feature: Interviewing Master Chief James Hiller

June 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

We had the great pleasure of doing a video interview with Master Chief James Hiller on Wednesday.  Master Chief Hiller is 81 years old and sailed on the USCGC Storis when it made the historic circumnavigation of the continent along with USCGC Bramble and USCGC Spar in 1957.  He had […]

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Bramble Upgrades: Cranes & Mooring Gear

May 31, 2019 | 1 Comment

Finally, as part of the major overhaul underway on Bramble in Mobile, Alabama, work is being done on the Cranes & Mooring Gear: Replace wires on main hoist and fast line Replace wire on swing Cut back wires on Tuggers Replace FRC cable Replace Bow Mooring cable Remove the anchor […]

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