Coast Guard holds annual Blackthorn memorial service in Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard holds annual Blackthorn memorial service in Galveston, Texas
A crew member from one of Sector Houston-Galveston’s underlying units selects a rose to lay at the Blackthorn memorial to commemorate a fallen crew member of the Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn during the 41st anniversary memorial service Jan. 28, 2021, at Base Galveston in Galveston, Texas. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Dickinson) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard honored 23...

Coast Guard holds 41st anniversary memorial of Cutter Blackthorn collision

Coast Guard holds 41st anniversary memorial of Cutter Blackthorn collision
A Coast Guardsman lays a rose in front of the Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn memorial during the ceremony for the 41st anniversary of the ship’s sinking, Jan. 28, 2021 in St. Petersburg.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa Rodriguez.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard held a memorial service for the Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn collision at the Blackthorn Memorial...

Coast Guard honors fallen shipmates from Blackthorn tragedy

Coast Guard honors fallen shipmates from Blackthorn tragedy
A bugler plays taps during the 37th annual Blackthorn memorial service in St. Petersburg, Friday, Jan. 27, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard honored 23 fallen crew members Friday in St. Petersburg during the 37th anniversary memorial service of the Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn collision. The Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn...

Coast Guard remembers Blackthorn tragedy, honors fallen crewmembers

Coast Guard remembers Blackthorn tragedy, honors fallen crewmembers
A wreath at the 36th annual Blackthorn memorial service in St. Petersburg, Fla. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard honored 23 fallen crewmembers during the 36th anniversary memorial service of the Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn collision, Thursday in St. Petersburg. The Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn sank after colliding with...