COAST GUARD SHIPS
- Reclaiming the Rivers. Marcario, John C. // Sea Power;Aug2008, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p26
The article focuses on the challenges faced by the U.S. Coast Guard with its aids-to-navigation equipment. It says that the Coast Guard is facing problems with its river buoys that were missing after a flood, and discusses the usefulness of this equipment which are used for river navigation....
- U.S. Coast Guard Deploys Icebreaker Ship to Dislodge Vessels Frozen in Antarctic. Subramanian, Courtney // Time.com;1/6/2014, p1
The article reports the dispatch of a U.S. Coast Guard ice breaking ship called the Cutter Polar Star to attempt to free two ships caught in frozen water near Antarctica.
- Coast Guard Cutter Healy Cuts Path For Renda's Fuel Delivery to Nome, Alaska. // Sea Technology;Feb2012, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p68
The article discusses the extension of the January 2012 mission by the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter ship Healy in order to help clear a path through sea ice in the Bering Sea for a fuel delivery by the tanker vessel Renda to Nome, Alaska.
- ICEBREAKERS. // Sea Power;Jan2003, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p183
Features several ice-breaking vessel of the U.S. Coast Guard. Displacement of Healy WAGB 20 Healy Class; Durability of the Polar Star and Polar Sea ship; History of the Mackinaw ship.
- To the Top of the World. SHIBATA, STEPHANIE // Sea Magazine;Nov2015, Vol. 107 Issue 11, p10
The article reports on the successful landing of the U.S. Coast Guard's icebreaker named Healy at the North Pole on September 5, 2015.
- Untitled. // New Yorker;6/30/1962, Vol. 38 Issue 19, p24
The article focuses an announcement of the U.S. Coast Guard that its Lighted Whistle Buoy 1-B, off Thieves Ledge, Massachusetts, was missing.
- Greatest Coup of the U.S. Coast Guard's Greenland Patrol. Howard, David C. // World War II;Nov2002, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p22
Provides information on the German trawler Externsteine that was captured by the U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Eastwind in Greenland in 1944. Description of the trawler; Mission of the trawler during World War II; Efforts taken to bring the trawler to Boston, Massachusetts; Significance of the...
- Hell-roaring Mike's a hero. Webster, W. Russell // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jul99, Vol. 125 Issue 7, p68
Profiles Captain Michael Healy of the 19th-century U.S. Revenue Cutter Service (RCS), a predecessor service of the U.S. Coast Guard. Controversy over the Coast Guard's decision to name the polar icebreaker Healy (WAGB-20) after him; His service aboard the Revenue Cutter Bear, the first RCS...
- Challenges & Opportunities. MARCARIO, JOHN C. // Sea Power;Aug2013, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p26
The article discusses the challenges and opportunities for 9th District U.S. Coast Guard related to guarding of Great Lakes waters, despite the unavailability of advanced technology and assets. According to officials of Coast Guard there is need to upgrade the boat stations. It also highlights...