Cutter Healy conducts Arctic continental shelf research

ARCTIC OCEAN – A Coast Guard Cutter Healy boatcrew along with a scientist from Scripps Institution of Oceanography recovered a sonobuoy, Aug. 8, 2009, while on a scientific research mission in the Arctic Ocean.

Coast Guard ice breaker Healy to visit Seward

Juneau, Alaska – The Coast Guard Cutter Healy, the Coast Guard’s largest ice breaker, is scheduled to arrive at Alaska Railroad Passenger Dock in Seward Saturday. The Healy will be making its first port call after departing Seattle Monday to begin a three month patrol to Barrow where the cutter will begin the last two phases of Arctic West Summer 2009. The early August mission will focus on retrieving...

Coast Guard Cutter Healy to arrive in Dutch Harbor

DUTCH HARBOR, Alaska – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, based in Seattle, Wash., is scheduled to arrive here Tuesday to offload supplies and personnel before transiting home after compleating the second phase of the Bering Ecosystem Study (BEST).

Icebreaker crew to volunteer for polar science weekend

SEATTLE — Crewmembers from the Coast Guard cutter Healy are scheduled to participate in the Polar Science Weekend at the Pacific Science Center here Friday and Saturday.

Coast Guard Establishes Regional Dive Lockers

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Melissa Hauck On Aug. 17, 2006, two active duty military members’ lives were cut short during a cold water familiarization diving accident in the Arctic aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy. The Coast Guard initiated an immediate administrative and safety investigation into the circumstances which contributed and ultimately led up to the regrettable deaths. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Todd Pacific Shipyards announces US Coast Guard contract

Seattle – Todd Pacific Shipyards, a wholly owned subsidiary of Todd Shipyards, has announced that the US Coast Guard has awarded a $4 million modification to previously awarded contract HSCG85-05-C-625306 in support of repairs and alterations performed during the Planned Maintenance Availability of the icebreaker USCGC Healy WAGB-20.

Coast Guard Cutter Healy returns from Arctic after scientific mission

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard Cutter Healy, the nation’s largest icebreaker, is scheduled to arrive here to Pier 36 at Integrated Support Command Wednesday at 9 a.m., after completing a four-month scientific mission to the Arctic.

Coast Guard cutter Healy arrives in Kodiak after completing Arctic mission

KODIAK, ALASKA – The nation’s largest icebreaker, the 420-foot Coast Guard cutter Healy, arrived here today for a brief port call before continuing on to their homeport of Seattle. The Healy’s arrival in Kodiak comes at the conclusion of the cutter’s Arctic West Summer 2008 mission.

Coast Guard Responding to Three Vessels Stuck in Arctic Ice

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of three vessels stuck in Arctic ice approximately 60 miles west of Point Barrow, Alaska today. The vessels Alaska Patriot, Riverton and Hudson Bay Explorer were traveling east when they became stuck in the ice. The Coast Guard has diverted the icebreaker Coast Guard Cutter Healy to open the ice around the ships allowing for better passage. The...