Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa commanding officer temporarily relieved

17th Coast Guard District News
JUNEAU, Alaska — Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo, Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard District and Capt. Melissa Bert, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Juneau, temporarily relieved Lt. Matthias Wholley on Monday from his duties as Commanding Officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa for loss of confidence in the ability to command.

Final determination regarding a permanent removal or resumption of command is made by the Commandant of the Coast Guard in Washington, D.C.

Lt. j.g. James Toomey, executive officer of the Anacapa, has assumed temporary command of the cutter.

Lt. Wholley will been temporarily reassigned to Coast Guard Sector Juneau in Juneau.

The Cutter Anacapa is a 110-foot patrol boat homeported in Petersburg, Alaska.

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