Coast Guard Yard receives preliminary debris site test results for “The Grove”

Coast Guard Yard receives preliminary debris site test results for "The Grove"
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard Yard has voluntarily reported and investigated a site containing potentially contaminated soil in the southeast portion of the base. Soil erosion during heavy rains uncovered what appeared to be construction and demolition debris in the “Grove Site” at the southeast portion of the base. The debris appears to date from the World War II era, when land disposal of solid...

Coast Guard Cutter Maple completes historic voyage through Northwest Passage

Coast Guard Cutter Maple completes historic voyage through Northwest Passage
The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Maple follows the crew of Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaker Terry Fox through the icy waters of Franklin Strait, in Nunavut Canada, August 11, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn. JUNEAU, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Maple, a 225-foot seagoing buoy tender has completed their historic voyage from Sitka, Alaska,...

Coast Guard Cutter Maple reaches Northwest Passage during historic voyage

Coast Guard Cutter Maple reaches Northwest Passage during historic voyage
Coast Guard Cutter Maple file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Maple reached the Northwest Passage Thursday during their historic voyage accompanied by the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Sir Wilfrid Laurier and crew underway in the Amundsen Gulf, Canada. The Maple crew has transited 3,014 miles since they departed Sitka July 12. The cutter is serving as a ship of opportunity...

Coast Guard Cutter Maple begins historic voyage through Northwest Passage

Coast Guard Cutter Maple begins historic voyage through Northwest Passage
Coast Guard Cutter Maple file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Maple, a 225-foot seagoing buoy tender homeported in Sitka, Alaska, departed Wednesday on a historic voyage through the Northwest Passage. This summer marks the 60th anniversary of the three Coast Guard cutters and one Canadian ship that convoyed through the Northwest Passage. The crews of the U.S. Coast...

Coast Guard Cutter Kukui departs Hawaii for maintenance in Baltimore before heading to Sitka

Coast Guard Cutter Kukui departs Hawaii for maintenance in Baltimore before heading to Sitka
Honolulu – On January 9, exactly 19 years to the day after its commissioning, Coast Guard Cutter Kukui set sail for the last time from Sand Island in Honolulu. The 46 member crew are sailing the cutter to the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore for its regular scheduled midlife maintenance. When Kukui leaves the yards, it will have a new crew and will be voyaging to a new homeport in Sitka, Alaska....

Coast Guard Transfers Two Former Cutters To Pakistan

Coast Guard Transfers Two Former Cutters To Pakistan
Coast Guard Capt. Robert Bevins and Pakistani Air Force Group Captain Raashid Siddique Qureshi sign certificates of transfer for the former cutters Key Biscayne and Grand Isle  at the Coast Guard Yard Dec. 7, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Baltimore – The Coast Guard transferred the former cutters Key Biscayne and Grand Isle to the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency in a ceremony at the Coast...

Coast Guard Transfers Two Former Cutters To Republic Of Georgia

Coast Guard Transfers Two Former Cutters To Republic Of Georgia
Captain First Rank Ramaz Papidze, Deputy Head of Coast Guard Department for the Republic of Georgia, raises his country’s flag for the first time aboard one of two cutters transferred to the Republic of Georgia at the Coast Guard Yard, Baltimore, Md., Sept. 30, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney. The Coast Guard transferred the former Coast Guard Cutter Jefferson...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to Arrive in Baltimore Saturday morning

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to Arrive in Baltimore Saturday morning
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” is scheduled to arrive in Baltimore Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Eagle will moor up for two days at the Inner Harbor, on the pier across from the USS Constellation, and will be open for free public tours Sept. 18. Eagle will greet guests for a day before heading to the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore. Eagle has been underway since...

Coast Guard saves vessel, assists 4 off Hatteras Inlet, NC

Coast Guard saves vessel, assists 4 off Hatteras Inlet, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard saved four people Thursday after their vessel started taking on water about nine miles off Hatteras Inlet. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a call for assistance at 3:17 p.m. from the 42-foot sport fishing vessel Matador reporting that it was taking on water southeast of Hatteras Inlet. Sector watchstanders...