CGC Healy

CGC Healy – Return to port

Post Written by 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 the way south, we stopped in Dutch Harbor, Alaska, to drop off […]


CGC Healy – What do mustaches, bingo and darkness have in common?

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 […]


CGC Healy – Arctic Survey Boat operations

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 long with a crew made up of […]


CGC Healy – Science on Ice

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.


Greetings from the Arctic

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 […]