Coast Guard Cutter Harry Claiborne crew conducts assessment of Texas ports

Coast Guard Cutter Harry Claiborne crew conducts assessment of Texas ports
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Harry Claiborne prepare to reposition buoys beset by Hurricane Harvey near Galveston, Texas, Aug. 31, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Klingenberg. HOUSTON — Crewmembers aboard Coast Guard Cutter Harry Claiborne, a 175-foot...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana
CAMERON, Louisiana — The Coast Guard suspended the search Sunday evening, for a diver that went missing Friday afternoon approximately 35 miles south of Cameron. Missing is Chet Cassell, a male in his mid 40s from Alexandria. Approximately 1,860 square miles have been searched over two days, including 14 aircraft searches and 11 surface searches. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard continues search for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard continues search for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard Cutter Beluga file photoCAMERON, Louisiana — The Coast Guard continued searching Saturday for a diver that went missing Friday afternoon approximately 35 miles south of Cameron. Missing is Chet Cassell, a male in his mid 40s from Alexandria. He was last seen wearing a black wetsuit with orange fins. Approximately 1,600 square miles have been searched over a period of 26 hours. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searches for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard searches for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard Cutter Beluga file photoCAMERON, Louisiana — The Coast Guard is searching for a diver that went missing Friday afternoon approximately 35 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana. Missing is Chet Castle, a male in his mid 40s. He was last seen wearing a black wetsuit with orange fins. At 4 p.m., a Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile, Alabama, HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew overheard...

Coast Guard delivers Kings Rex, Zulu for Lundi Gras kickoff

Coast Guard delivers Kings Rex, Zulu for Lundi Gras kickoff
NEW ORLEANS — The Mardi Gras monarchs Kings Rex and Zulu arrived at Spanish Plaza in downtown to kick off Lundi Gras, Monday. The Coast Guard Cutter Harry Claiborne, a 175-foot coastal construction tender homeported in Galveston, Texas, provided the safe transportation of the monarchs for the 2014 Mardi Gras celebration. The Mardi Gras monarch King Rex and his krewe disembark the Coast Guard Cutter...

Master Cutterman of the Harry Claiborne

Master Cutterman of the Harry Claiborne
Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Benson NEW ORLEANS – It’s your birthday; you’re hanging out with your family and friends. There are candles, birthday cake and presents. Relaxing right? Chief Warrant Officer Paul Zado’s first birthday underway as a Coast Guardsman was a little different. He was a petty officer hanging on for his life inside the Coast Guard Cutter Planetree’s...