Coast Guard Cutter Healy returns to homeport in Seattle, Wash., after 127-day deployment in Arctic Ocean

Coast Guard Cutter Healy returns to homeport in Seattle, Wash., after 127-day deployment in Arctic Ocean
Cutter Healy keeps station Aug. 25, 2016 during cutter boat drills in the Chukchi Sea.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher M. Yaw SEATTLE – Coast Guard Cutter Healy crewmembers returns to its homeport in Seattle at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, after a 127-day summer deployment in the Arctic Ocean. The Healy’s crew conducted three groundbreaking scientific studies in the Arctic,...

Cutter Healy to arrive in Seward Wednesday following 39 days of scientific research in the West Arctic

Cutter Healy to arrive in Seward Wednesday following 39 days of scientific research in the West Arctic
Coast Guard icebreaker Cutter Healy perches next to a shallow melt pond on the ice in the Chukchi Sea, north, of the Arctic Circle July 20, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Brian P. Hagerty Seward, Alaska — Seattle-based Coast Guard Cutter Healy will moor in Seward Wednesday to disembark 46 researchers from the University of Alaska-Anchorage and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

Coast Guard Cutter Healy visits Honolulu, open for tours

Coast Guard Cutter Healy visits Honolulu, open for tours
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Healy arrived in Honolulu, Wednesday, for a port visit before continuing on a four-month Arctic deployment. This port call is Healy’s first stop in Hawaii since 2011. The Healy will be open to the public for tours Saturday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., at Pier 11. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Pets are not allowed aboard the cutter. Coast Guard crewmembers...

Coast Guard icebreaker to depart for summer research mission

Coast Guard icebreaker to depart for summer research mission
SEATTLE — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Healy will depart Tuesday from its homeport at Pier 36 for a four-month deployment to the Arctic Ocean to carry out scientific research. The Healy crew will primarily conduct three missions focusing on the biology, chemistry, geology and physics of the Arctic Ocean and its ecosystems, as well as perform multi-beam sonar mapping of the Extended Continental...

Coast Guard Cutter Healy crew returns from the North Pole

Coast Guard Cutter Healy crew returns from the North Pole
Cmdr. Karl Lander (left), executive officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy, reads the Coast Guard Unit Commendation award as Capt. Jason Hamilton, commanding officer of the Healy, presents representatives from each cutter department with ribbons. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Norcross) SEATTLE – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy returned to Seattle after completing...

Coast Guard Cutter Healy crew invites public to open house in Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard Cutter Healy crew invites public to open house in Juneau, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy is hosting a free open house for the public Friday, October 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the South Franklin Pier. The tour of the Healy is free to the public. All children must be accompanied by an adult and no pets are allowed aboard the cutter. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast...

Coast Guard Cutter Healy reaches North Pole during historic expedition

Coast Guard Cutter Healy reaches North Pole during historic expedition
The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy and the Geotraces science team have their portrait taken at the North Pole Sept. 7, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall) ARCTIC OCEAN — U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, homeported in Seattle, arrived at the North Pole Sept. 5, 2015, becoming the first U.S. surface ship to do so unaccompanied. This is also only the fourth...

Coast Guard participates in joint Arctic search and rescue exercise

Coast Guard participates in joint Arctic search and rescue exercise
The Coast Guard Cutter Healy patrols the Arctic Ocean during a search and rescue exercise near Oliktok Point, Alaska, July 13, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Grant DeVuyst) DEADHORSE, Alaska — The Coast Guard Research and Development Center held a joint exercise with civil counterparts in the Arctic Ocean near Oliktok Point Monday and Tuesday. The exercise was the product...

New captain at the helm of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy

New captain at the helm of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy
Capt. John Reeves receives the Meritorious Service Medal from Vice Adm. Charles Ray for his service aboard the Healy. Reeves is retiring to Washington State. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Norcross) SEATTLE – Capt. Jason Hamilton took command of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy from Capt. John Reeves at a change of command ceremony aboard the cutter at Coast Guard Base Seattle,...