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 Marine Safety Unit Toledo receives new commanding officer

Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Toledo receives new commanding officer
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Toledo, Ohio, was assigned a new commanding officer during a change-of-command ceremony held Friday at the Park Inn Hotel, in Toledo. Lt. Cmdr. Charles Bright relieved Lt. Cmdr. Kevin Floyd as commanding officer during the ceremony. The change-of-command ceremony is a formal ritual, conducted before the assembled company of the command and invited guests....

Coast Guard stops illegal charter boat operating on Lake Erie

TOLEDO, Ohio — The Coast Guard stopped an illegal charter boat operation Saturday evening after a vessel captain unlawfully took six paying passengers fishing on Lake Erie near Marblehead, Ohio. A boarding team from Coast Guard Station Marblehead stopped the illegal fishing trip Saturday evening upon the vessel’s return from an all-day voyage on Lake Erie. The operator of the charter vessel had...