Post Written by Ensign Emily Kehrt Group photo of CGC Healy crew on the flight deck during the joint US-Canada mission with the CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent. Photo courtesy of Ensign Emily Kehrt. After a summer in the Arctic, Healy pulled into our homeport of Seattle October 12 (click here to watch a video). On
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Answer: crew morale. Over the past month, we have been keeping you up-to-date on the CGC Healy’s Summer science deployment to the Arctic. One of the posts on July 3, Science on Ice, sparked a conversation on the Coast Guard’s Facebook page about what the crew does for fun when the cutter has down time.
The Arctic Survey Boat getting undersay from the Healy to conduct science casts. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cadet 1/c Courtney Elder. The Arctic Survey Boat, or ASB, is a small boat carried on Polar Class icebreakers like the CGC Healy for use in operations on the water. The boat is 37 feet 6 inches
As we mentioned last week, Coast Guard Cutter Healy is sending in regular updates as she makes her way on an Arctic science mission. This post by Ensign Emily Kehrt comes to us from about 90 nautical miles northwest of Point Barrow, the northernmost point in Alaska.
Coast Guard Cutter Healy departed Dutch Harbor, Alaska, last week on its Arctic West Summer deployment. The cutter is on a five-week mission with 80 Coasties and 50 scientists conducting a wide range of research activities. Healy provides more than 4,200 square feet of scientific laboratory space, numerous electronic sensor systems, oceanographic winches and is