Coast Guard Cutter Eagle returns to New London

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle returns to New London
Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle file photo by U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ruben Reed NEW LONDON, Conn — The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, America’s Tall Ship, returned to its homeport of New London, Thursday. The cutter is returning after completing a major modernization at the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore. The Service Life Extension Project, which began in 2014 and was completed...

Coast Guard Cutter Elm arrives in Astoria for first time

Coast Guard Cutter Elm arrives in Astoria for first time
Coast Guard Cutter Elm file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Cutter Elm arrived in Astoria, its new homeport, for the first time, Monday. The Elm, a Juniper Class 225-foot seagoing buoy tender, is operated by the same crew that operated the Coast Guard Cutter Fir, which left Astoria, June 2018 as part of a Coast Guard-wide hull swap. The Elm is coming out...

Coast Guard tall ship Eagle returns home after months underway

Coast Guard tall ship Eagle returns home after months underway
Coast Guard Cutter Eagle file photo by Seamen Lisa Ferdinando. BALTIMORE – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, a 295-foot tall ship, returned to the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore, Friday morning after its summer patrol. The Eagle got underway from Baltimore on May 4, 2018, for the annual cadet summer training cruise. Over 750 Coast Guard Academy cadets have trained aboard the Eagle this summer. The...

Coast Guard Yard receives preliminary debris site test results for “The Grove”

Coast Guard Yard receives preliminary debris site test results for "The Grove"
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard Yard has voluntarily reported and investigated a site containing potentially contaminated soil in the southeast portion of the base. Soil erosion during heavy rains uncovered what appeared to be construction and demolition debris in the “Grove Site” at the southeast portion of the base. The debris appears to date from the World War II era, when land disposal of solid...

Coast Guard Cutter Maple completes historic voyage through Northwest Passage

Coast Guard Cutter Maple completes historic voyage through Northwest Passage
The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Maple follows the crew of Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaker Terry Fox through the icy waters of Franklin Strait, in Nunavut Canada, August 11, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn. JUNEAU, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Maple, a 225-foot seagoing buoy tender has completed their historic voyage from Sitka, Alaska,...

Coast Guard Cutter Maple reaches Northwest Passage during historic voyage

Coast Guard Cutter Maple reaches Northwest Passage during historic voyage
Coast Guard Cutter Maple file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Maple reached the Northwest Passage Thursday during their historic voyage accompanied by the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Sir Wilfrid Laurier and crew underway in the Amundsen Gulf, Canada. The Maple crew has transited 3,014 miles since they departed Sitka July 12. The cutter is serving as a ship of opportunity...

Coast Guard Cutter Maple begins historic voyage through Northwest Passage

Coast Guard Cutter Maple begins historic voyage through Northwest Passage
Coast Guard Cutter Maple file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Maple, a 225-foot seagoing buoy tender homeported in Sitka, Alaska, departed Wednesday on a historic voyage through the Northwest Passage. This summer marks the 60th anniversary of the three Coast Guard cutters and one Canadian ship that convoyed through the Northwest Passage. The crews of the U.S. Coast...

Coast Guard Cutter Kukui departs Hawaii for maintenance in Baltimore before heading to Sitka

Coast Guard Cutter Kukui departs Hawaii for maintenance in Baltimore before heading to Sitka
Honolulu – On January 9, exactly 19 years to the day after its commissioning, Coast Guard Cutter Kukui set sail for the last time from Sand Island in Honolulu. The 46 member crew are sailing the cutter to the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore for its regular scheduled midlife maintenance. When Kukui leaves the yards, it will have a new crew and will be voyaging to a new homeport in Sitka, Alaska....

Coast Guard Transfers Two Former Cutters To Pakistan

Coast Guard Transfers Two Former Cutters To Pakistan
Coast Guard Capt. Robert Bevins and Pakistani Air Force Group Captain Raashid Siddique Qureshi sign certificates of transfer for the former cutters Key Biscayne and Grand Isle  at the Coast Guard Yard Dec. 7, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Baltimore – The Coast Guard transferred the former cutters Key Biscayne and Grand Isle to the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency in a ceremony at the Coast...