Coast Guard showcases safety, security for San Francisco Fleet Week 2012

Coast Guard showcases safety, security for San Francisco Fleet Week 2012
SAN FRANCISCO – The “Great White Fleet” was sent around the world by President Theodore Roosevelt from December 16, 1907 to February 22, 1909. It consisted of 16 battleships of the Atlantic Fleet and various smaller vessels. The hulls of the battleships were painted white except for the gilded scrollwork on their bows. The Atlantic Fleet battleships later became known as the “Great...

Coast Guard Sets Security Zones for Great White Fleet

NEW YORK – A 500-yard security zone will be established around vessels participating the the week-long salute to the Navy Great White Fleet from Oct. 10 to Oct. 14, 2008. The security zone around the Dutch submarine Walrus will will be enforced from Ambrose Channel to Pier 74 North in Brooklyn, N.Y. from 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, 2008. The security zone around the Nassau will...