Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba crew lays wreath in remembrance

Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba crew lays wreath in remembrance
Cmdr. Benjamin Spector, the commanding officer of USCGC Escanaba (WMEC 907), sends a wreath overboard during a ceremony to remember the USCGC Escanaba (WPG 77) lost in 1943. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dyxan Williams.) Story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dyxan Williams It was a somber chilly day as the fog set in. The crew put on their dress uniforms out of respect. Chief Boatswain’s...

Coast Guard deployable units to be on display during Coast Guard Festival

Grand Haven – Three specialized U.S. Coast Guard units will be on display during the 2010 Coast Guard Festival, featuring security and K-9 teams and hazardous incident responders and equipment.

U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard units offer tours during Grand Haven festival

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Neah Bay and Buckthorn and the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Samuel Risley are scheduled to make their official entrance into the Grand River Aug. 2, marking the beginning of a busy and exciting week at the 2010 Coast Guard Festival.