DCC Amerson

Shipmate of the Week – DCC Dennis Amerson

Written by Lt. j.g. Stephen Henderson, Yard Facilities management department. The Coast Guard Yard, founded in 1899, is the Coast Guard’s only shipyard and is responsible for construction, repairs and renovations of the Coast Guard’s surface fleet and aids to […]


Lawrenson

Shipmate of the Week – Ken Lawrenson

On the evening of Nov. 5, an apartment building in downtown Juneau, Alaska, caught fire. The historic four-story structure was ablaze and the flames quickly grew, endangering nearby buildings in the surrounding area. The entire Capital City Fire/Rescue department responded and all available volunteer firefighters were called in to help contain the blaze. One of these responders was Ken Lawrenson, volunteer firefighter and Coast Guard fishing vessel safety program coordinator.


(UPDATED) itCG – Tactical boat training, cocaine seized, small boat medevac, boat fire rescue, fog closes channel

UPDATE: Click here to read a story about the joint tactical boat training between Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay and the Philadelphia Marine Police Unit mentioned in the picture of the day. Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane seized 6,000 pounds of […]


itCG- “Deadliest Catch” training, aircraft pilot rescue, sea rescues

Post Written by Bob Hopkins “Deadliest Catch” film-crewmembers received Coast Guard training in preparation for filming the popular Discovery Channel reality show that covers the dangerous king crab fishery in Alaska. The film-crewmembers received survival suit, life raft and flare […]


itCG-emergency landing, dry dock fire, free vessel safety exams