Coast Guard men and women in command centers across the country are standing the watch, ready for the call. Whether it’s noon or midnight, the watch never stops ticking.
In November 1926, CG-213, with Hart in charge, stood out toward Absecon Bar to assist the stranded tug Thomas Tracy. Owing to the prevailing heavy seas, accompanied by a 70-mile gale, it was found necessary for the crew to abandon ship.
Tuesdays week in the life of the Coast Guard 2014 features the work of Aids to Navagation team members, we honor a fallen shipmate in Long Beach, California, inventory of a new boat in Florida, ID card making in Honolulu and good ol’ hull maintenance on the Cutter Appleby
A crewmember aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Cleat watches as its small boat departs the ship for a patrol on the Potomac River. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary photo by Joseph P. Cirone. What do our fans want to read more about? Recently one of our readers, Dan Hamilton, sent us an email wanting to know