Coast Guard crews salvage sunken buoys in Green Bay and Lake Michigan

Coast Guard crews salvage sunken buoys in Green Bay and Lake Michigan
Crew aboard the Coast Guard cutter Mobile Bay retrieve multiple sinkers and flooded buoys Aug. 24, 2015, at Gravely Shoal buoy 4 in Lake Michigan. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Nathan Jones). CLEVELAND — Coast Guard crews recover 11 buoys and 13 sinkers with mooring chain ending a 5-day salvage operation Friday in Lake Michigan. Members of Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay, a Coast Guard dive team...

Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay to host annual ghost ship

Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay to host annual ghost ship
STURGEON BAY, Wis. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay, homeported in Sturgeon Bay, is scheduled to host visitors during its annual free haunted ship attraction Thursday, October 30, 2014. Times will be 5:30-6:30 p.m. for younger children and 7-10 p.m. for older kids and adults. During the event, guests will be ushered through various haunted rooms throughout the ship and barge. Halloween...

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from motor vessel near Marinette, Wis

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from motor vessel near Marinette, Wis
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard conducted a medical evacuation, Monday morning, of an injured man aboard a motor vessel in the vicinity of Marinette, Wis. At about 8:45 a.m., the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay was notified via a shipboard radio of an injured man aboard the motor vessel Sikuliaq, a 254-foot U.S.-flagged research vessel, which the cutter’s crew was escorting through the ice...

Coast Guard to break ice in Green Bay Shipping Channel

Coast Guard to break ice in Green Bay Shipping Channel
MILWAUKEE — The Coast Guard is advising Green Bay area residents that Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay is scheduled to conduct ice-breaking operations on the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal and on Green Bay south of Green Island Monday and Tuesday. This ice-breaking operation is part of a greater ice-breaking effort across the Great Lakes known as Operation Taconite, which is managed by Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard announces boating safety information for Toledo during War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration

Coast Guard announces boating safety information for Toledo during War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration
TOLEDO, Ohio — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Toledo announces Monday important safety information for mariners transiting near U.S. Naval vessels visiting the Port of Toledo and the Maumee River as part of official War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration events. Crews aboard the USS De Wert and USS Hurricane, along with the Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay, are scheduled to arrive in Toledo on...

Coast Guard to support War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration events in Toledo

Coast Guard to support War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration events in Toledo
TOLEDO — The Coast Guard is scheduled to participate in events to celebrate the commemoration of the War of 1812 at various venues in Toledo, Thursday through Sunday, as well as in other cities across the Great Lakes region, through August and September. The Toledo commemoration will include performances by War of 1812 reenactors in the Coast Guard Historic Ship’s Company, performances by the Coast...

Coast Guard cutters Mobile Bay and Bristol Bay to offer free, public tours during Sturgeon Bay Maritime Week

Coast Guard cutters Mobile Bay and Bristol Bay to offer free, public tours during Sturgeon Bay Maritime Week
STURGEON BAY, Wis. — Coast Guard Cutters Mobile Bay and Bristol Bay, the only two cutters of their kind in the service’s fleet, are scheduled to hold free, public tours Monday in Sturgeon Bay, as part of the city’s Maritime Week events. Cutter Mobile Bay will be moored at Sawyer Park Pier, while Bristol Bay will be moored directly across the Sturgeon Bay Ship Channel at Graham Park Pier....

Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay to offer free, public tours in Grand Haven

Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay to offer free, public tours in Grand Haven
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay is scheduled to provide free public tours during a visit to Grand Haven, Mich., Saturday. The cutter will be moored near Coast Guard Sector Field Office Grand Haven, and open to the public from 10 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 3 p.m. Cutter Mobile Bay, a 140-foot ice-breaking tug combined with a 120-foot aids-to-navigation barge, homeported...

Wisconsin-based Coast Guard crew prepares for spring buoy operations

STURGEON BAY, Wis. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay, a 140-foot ice-breaking tug homeported here, is scheduled to begin returning seasonal buoys to waters in the Bay of Green Bay and near the outer Door Peninsula Monday. Mobile Bay is one of two 140-foot ice-breaking tugs operating in the Great Lakes equipped with a 120-foot aids-to-navigation barge. After spending the winter months...