Crew of Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw prepares for Christmas Ship journey to Chicago

Crew of Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw prepares for Christmas Ship journey to Chicago
CHEBOYGAN, Mich. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw loaded more than 1,300 Christmas trees onto the ship Tuesday, in preparation for the 2012 Christmas Ship celebration. The trees will be transported to Chicago, where they will be offloaded during a special two-day ceremony Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, then delivered to deserving families. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard crew set to load 1,300 Christmas trees onto Mackinaw for historic transit to Chicago

Coast Guard crew set to load 1,300 Christmas trees onto Mackinaw for historic transit to Chicago
CHEBOYGAN, Mich. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw is scheduled to load 1,300 Christmas trees onto the ship at its homeport of Cheboygan, Mich., on Tuesday in preparation for the 2012 Christmas Ship celebration. The trees will then be transported aboard Mackinaw to Chicago, where they will be offloaded during a special two-day ceremony and then delivered to needy families. This year marks...