Coast Guard rebuilds Current Rock and Steven Cay lights

Coast Guard rebuilds Current Rock and Steven Cay lights
Coast Guard Sector San Juan’s Aids to Navigation Team completes rebuild project of the Current Rock and Steven Cay (in photo) navigation lights in the U.S. Virgin Islands Aug. 22, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – Coast Guard Sector San Juan’s Aids to Navigation Team completed a rebuild project for the Current Rock and Steven Cay navigation lights in the U.S....

Coast Guard sets historic Francis Scott Key Memorial Buoy

Coast Guard sets historic Francis Scott Key Memorial Buoy
The Coast Guard Cutter William Tate’s crew sets the historic Francis Scott Key Memorial Buoy in the Patapsco River May 25, 2022, near the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Breanna Centeno) BALTIMORE — The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter William Tate (WLM 560) set the historic Francis Scott Key Memorial Buoy Wednesday in the Patapsco River...

Coast Guard to set historic Francis Scott Key Memorial Buoy Wednesday

Coast Guard to set historic Francis Scott Key Memorial Buoy Wednesday
Crewmembers aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin, a 175-foot buoy tender homeported in Baltimore, render a salute after setting the Francis Scott Key buoy in Baltimore, Md., June 6, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jasmine Mieszala) BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard Cutter William Tate’s crew is scheduled to set the historic Francis Scott Key Memorial Buoy, Wednesday,...

Coast Guard establishes new waterway in Hatteras Inlet

Coast Guard establishes new waterway in Hatteras Inlet
WILMINGTON, N.C. — A new navigational channel, the Hatteras Connector, has been established in Hatteras Inlet by Coast Guard Sector North Carolina allowing unimpeded vessel traffic offshore. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge, Merritt, finished a two-week dredging project in Hatteras Inlet on May 6 to create the new waterway. On March 22, 2022 the Coast Guard issued a safety notice to mariners...

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper completes AtoN mission across the Hawaiian Islands

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper completes AtoN mission across the Hawaiian Islands
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper concluded a successful weeklong aids to navigation maintenance and discrepancy response operation throughout the Hawaiian Islands Nov. 23, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Chris Bokum) HONOLULU — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper (WLB 201) concluded a successful weeklong aids to navigation maintenance and discrepancy response operation...

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts
U.S. Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer Brandon Sulfridge monitors salvage operations for a sunken commercial vessel Bayou Lafourche, Louisiana, Sept. 17, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Vincent Moreno) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to respond to impacts to the waterways and assess the environmental threats across Southeast Louisiana Saturday, post-Hurricane Ida. In...

Coast Guard holds lighthouse rededication ceremony in San Diego

Coast Guard holds lighthouse rededication ceremony in San Diego
The Coast Guard holds a rededication ceremony at the New Point Loma Lighthouse in San Diego, August 20, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Gray) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard held a rededication ceremony Friday at the New Point Loma Lighthouse in San Diego. The rededication is the official recognition of the light station’s service career and honors its history as...

Coast Guard sets historic Francis Scott Key buoy on Patapsco River in Baltimore

Coast Guard sets historic Francis Scott Key buoy on Patapsco River in Baltimore
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin, home-ported in Baltimore, salutes the Francis Scott Key buoy after its seasonal launch in the Patapsco River, Baltimore, June 10, 2021.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Breanna Centeno) BALTIMORE — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin set the Francis Scott Key Memorial Buoy on the Patapsco River on Thursday. The specially...

Coast Guard to changes to aids near Shackleford Banks and Harkers Island, NC

Coast Guard  to changes to aids near Shackleford Banks and Harkers Island, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. – Around the second week of June, the Coast Guard plans to change 25 aids to navigation (ATON) near Shackleford Banks and Harkers Island. The intent of the changes is to make the lateral aids more readily comply with the “Red, Right, Returning” direction of travel in an area where there are several converging channels from sea and around various barrier islands. The waterways...