Coast Guard, Chicago Christmas Ship Committee to deliver of 1,200 Christmas trees

Coast Guard, Chicago Christmas Ship Committee to deliver of 1,200 Christmas trees
Seaman Jared S. Medina officially delivers the Christmas trees on behalf of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw during the 2016 Christmas Ship event. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of USCGC Mackinaw CHICAGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw and members of the Chicago Christmas Ship Committee will reenact a tradition dating back to the late 1800s, Friday and Saturday at Navy Pier. The Mackinaw,...

Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw resumes “Christmas Tree Ship”

CHICAGO – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw (WLBB-30) will arrive here, Friday, with a delivery of 1,000 Christmas trees that will be provided to needy families at the Navy Pier in downtown during a public ceremony Dec. 6, 2008, at 10 a.m.