Cutter Healy returns home following 129-day Arctic deployment

Cutter Healy returns home following 129-day Arctic deployment
The Coast Guard Cutter Healy (WAGB-20), a polar-class ice breaker, transits Southeast Alaskan waters Nov. 24, 2018. The Healy is one of two ice breakers in U.S. service. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Kellen Browne. SEATTLE – The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy returned home Friday to their homeport in Seattle following a four-month deployment in the Arctic. In addition to providing presence...

Coast Guard Cutter Healy returns to homeport in Seattle, Wash., after 127-day deployment in Arctic Ocean

Coast Guard Cutter Healy returns to homeport in Seattle, Wash., after 127-day deployment in Arctic Ocean
Cutter Healy keeps station Aug. 25, 2016 during cutter boat drills in the Chukchi Sea.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher M. Yaw SEATTLE – Coast Guard Cutter Healy crewmembers returns to its homeport in Seattle at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, after a 127-day summer deployment in the Arctic Ocean. The Healy’s crew conducted three groundbreaking scientific studies in the Arctic,...

Cutter Healy to arrive in Seward Wednesday following 39 days of scientific research in the West Arctic

Cutter Healy to arrive in Seward Wednesday following 39 days of scientific research in the West Arctic
Coast Guard icebreaker Cutter Healy perches next to a shallow melt pond on the ice in the Chukchi Sea, north, of the Arctic Circle July 20, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Brian P. Hagerty Seward, Alaska — Seattle-based Coast Guard Cutter Healy will moor in Seward Wednesday to disembark 46 researchers from the University of Alaska-Anchorage and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

Coast Guard Cutter Healy visits Honolulu, open for tours

Coast Guard Cutter Healy visits Honolulu, open for tours
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Healy arrived in Honolulu, Wednesday, for a port visit before continuing on a four-month Arctic deployment. This port call is Healy’s first stop in Hawaii since 2011. The Healy will be open to the public for tours Saturday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., at Pier 11. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Pets are not allowed aboard the cutter. Coast Guard crewmembers...

Coast Guard icebreaker to depart for summer research mission

Coast Guard icebreaker to depart for summer research mission
SEATTLE — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Healy will depart Tuesday from its homeport at Pier 36 for a four-month deployment to the Arctic Ocean to carry out scientific research. The Healy crew will primarily conduct three missions focusing on the biology, chemistry, geology and physics of the Arctic Ocean and its ecosystems, as well as perform multi-beam sonar mapping of the Extended Continental...