Coast Guard Improves Guam Response Capabilities with Station Apra Harbor

HAGATNA, Guam – At an official ceremony here today, the U.S. Coast Guard established a small boat station here in Apra Harbor. It is the Service’s first small boat station in the Mariana Islands. Small boat stations typically perform the bulk of the Coast Guard’s near-shore or shallow water work, responding to distress calls, enforcing security and safety zones and interacting with...

U.S. Coast Guard to establish small boat station in Apra Harbor, Guam

HAGATNA, Guam – The U.S. Coast Guard will establish Station Apra Harbor Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, making it the first small boat station in the Mariana Islands. Station Apra Harbor will join 188 other Coast Guard small boat stations throughout the United States. The legacy of the U.S. Coast Guard small boat station dates back to the establishment of the U.S. Lifesaving Service in 1878. The multi-mission...