Cutter Forward returns to Portsmouth after multiple hurricane response deployment

Cutter Forward returns to Portsmouth after multiple hurricane response deployment
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Forward loads stores in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Sept. 19, 2017, in preparation for deployment to San Juan, Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Forward returned to Portsmouth Monday after a 60-day patrol conducting hurricane response and relief efforts across the Gulf of Mexico, Florida Keys and the Caribbean Sea. The...

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels Damaged by Hurricane Harvey

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels Damaged by Hurricane Harvey
A house boat that was displaced and damaged by Hurricane Harvey in the Key Allegro community at Rockport, Texas U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Valerie Higdon. Members of the Texas General Land Office and Coast Guard oversaw the removal of a 57,000 pound house boat measuring 60 feet in length that was displaced and damaged by Hurricane Harvey in the Key Allegro community at Rockport,...

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels  Damaged by Hurricane Harvey

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels  Damaged by Hurricane Harvey
The Coast Guard and the Texas General Land Office have been fully integrated into a Unified Command with the mission assignment of removing displaced or partially submerged vessels as a result of Hurricane Harvey. Coast Guard Atlantic Strike Team Safety Officer Ed Primeau, and Craig Groman, a safety officer from Incident Management Assist Team discuss safety aspects of the vessel removal operations...

Vessel recovery continues in wake of Hurricane Harvey

Vessel recovery continues in wake of Hurricane Harvey
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Anthony Bemis, a Damage Control Specialist with the Gulf Strike Team, and Frank McDaniel, an Advanced Response Officer with the Texas General Land Office, discuss vessel removal operations in the community of Key Allegro in Rockport, Texas, on Oct. 15, 2017. The Coast Guard and the Texas General Land Office have been fully integrated into a Unified Command with the...

Coast Guard and Texas GLO refloat large fishing boat displaced by Harvey

Coast Guard and Texas GLO refloat large fishing boat displaced by Harvey
James Dueñes of Texas General Land Office, Pete Jobes of Global Marine Diving and Salvage, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Jessye Buswell from Sector Lake Michigan, discuss future operations to remove fuel and float a sunken vessel damaged from Hurricane Harvey at Conn Brown Harbor, Aransas Pass, Texas Oct. 3, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Valerie Higdon. by Petty Officer 3rd...

Coast Guard Cutter Forward Responds to Hurricanes

Coast Guard Cutter Forward Responds to Hurricanes
The Coast Guard Cutter Forward was diverted from a counter-drug operation to respond to hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. As part of the Department of Homeland Security team, the Coast Guard is linked directly to FEMA and the overall federal hurricane response. (U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Flores)   Save For imagery and video of the Hurricane Harvey response, please...

Vessel recovery efforts continue in Galveston County

Vessel recovery efforts continue in Galveston County
Representatives of the Coast Guard and the Texas General Land Office oversee recovery of a sunken cabin cruiser by Laredo Construction in Dickinson Bayou on Oct. 4, 2017. The Coast Guard and TGLO are working with other federal, state, and tribal agencies to coordinate recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer John Masson. Texas General Land Office...

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels Damaged by Hurricane Harvey

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels Damaged by Hurricane Harvey
Edward Primeau and Chief Petty Officer Rich Forte, both of the Coast Guard Atlantic Strike Team discuss the removal operations for a partially submerged vessel at Rockport Marina, Aransas, Texas, Sept. 29, 2017. The Coast Guard worked with the Texas General Land Office and contractors to remove displaced or partially submerged vessels after Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer...

Cabin cruiser sunk by Hurricane Harvey refloated in Baytown, Texas

Cabin cruiser sunk by Hurricane Harvey refloated in Baytown, Texas
From left, vessel owner David Rappelet, Petty Officer 1st Class Dave Irvin, and Chief Warrant Officer 3 Anthony Winstead watch as contractors from Laredo Construction prepare to de-water and re-float Rappelet’s 38-foot cabin cruiser on Oct. 6, 2017. The Coast Guard is working with the Texas General Land Office and other federal, state, and local agencies to recover vessels damaged during Hurricane...