From the Bridge Wing 11-25-2013

From the Bridge Wing 11-25-2013
Today in Coast Guard History 1968 – M/V Triple Crown foundered off the coast of Southern California with a loss of nine lives while retrieving the anchor and chain of a large offshore drilling rig. The Coast Guard investigated. 1999 – Elian Gonzalez, a five-year old Cuban boy, was found on Thanksgiving morning clinging to an inner tube three miles off the coast of Fort Lauderdale, Florida....

Coast Guard Cutter Maui and USS Firebolt Assist Iranian cargo dhow

Coast Guard Cutter Maui and USS Firebolt Assist Iranian cargo dhow
ARABIAN GULF (Navy News Service) – Coastal patrol craft USS Firebolt (PC 10) and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Maui (WPB 1304), assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 55, conducted a search and rescue mission for survivors of a capsized Iranian cargo dhow in the north Arabian Gulf, March 3-4. At approximately 11 a.m. local time, on March 3, Firebolt spotted a life raft, and launched their small boat...

Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Shaun Lin Laid to Rest

NEW YORK, NY – Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Shaun Lin, 23, of Queens, N.Y., was interred at Long Island National Cemetery on Thursday, October 21, 2010, following funeral services at St Adalbert’s Church in Queens, N.Y. Lin, who died during a training exercise October 13 in Virginia, served in the Coast Guard for three years. He joined the Coast Guard in July, 2007, and after boot camp...

Updated information on Petty Officer Shaun Lin

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Shaun Lin, 23, who died during a training exercise after falling into the James River near Newport News Wednesday evening, served the Coast Guard for approximately 3 years. Lin, of Staten Island, N.Y. joined the Coast Guard July 17, 2007 and after boot camp was sent to Coast Guard Station Boston as a Fireman (09/28/07-06/03/09). In 2009 he was...