Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team San Juan provides assistance to St. Thomas

Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team San Juan members load navigational aids onto a 55-foot aids to navigation boat to bring critical ATON to the waterways around St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Getting critical aids to navigation back in place for the waterways around St. Thomas and the other U.S. Virgin Islands is one of the top priority of the Coast Guard to ensure the navigable channels are safe to transit allowing commercial commerce to continue. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally

Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team San Juan members load navigational aids onto a 55-foot aids to navigation boat to bring critical ATON to the waterways around St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico β€” A Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team services aids in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Tuesday.

Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team San Juan members loaded their 55-foot Aids to Navigation Boat with buoys and other ATON gear needed to service the navigational aids around St. Thomas and other U.S. Virgin Islands.

“It is important that our ATON crews service damaged critical navigational aids around St. Thomas and the other U.S. Virgin Islands,” said Chief Petty Officer Francis Kinsey, ATON officer, Sector San Juan. β€œIt is one of our top priorities to ensure the navigable channels are safe to transit allowing Hurricane Irma response teams and commercial commerce to continue.”

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Coast Guard aids to navigation team provides assistance to St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

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