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uscgseamancarolinepollard:

Oh ya know chilling on a buoy (this isn’t me it’s one of the BM3’s)

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turnstiletours:

It’s not often that we have active military vessels visit the Brooklyn Navy Yard – the former naval shipbuilding and ship repair facility was decommissioned in 1966, and it currently operates as an industrial park, home to roughly 330 companies, including a large commercial ship repair yard, GMD Shipyard.

Last week, the United States Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless (WMEC-624) arrived at the yard to undergo repair work. Built in 1967, it’s one of the oldest vessels in the Coast Guard. Dauntless has its homeport in Galveston, Texas, from where it patrols the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea doing drug interdiction and immigration enforcement. It seems far to come all the way to New York City, but around the country, dry dock space is limited, so ships will go wherever they need to to get work done.

Read about Coast Guard cutters that were built at the Brooklyn Navy Yard and protected Allied convoys during World War II.

Read the story in the Houston Chronicle last month from on board the Dauntless.

As the weather gets warmer, more and more vessels will appear in the cozy confines of Wallabout Bay, waiting to be worked on at GMD. Get a closer look at them by joining our Brooklyn Navy Yard Tours, offered every Saturday and Sunday in partnership with the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92.

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thebensone:

Who lives here reveres honor, honors duty.

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thebensone:

Who lives here reveres honor, honors duty.

Posted 2 weeks ago

theratlzr:

USCGC Polar Star in Antarctica.

Posted 1 month ago

nickbars:

Coast Guard WWII

One of the strongest links in the long blue line.

Posted 1 month ago

psilocibina:

The crew of the CGC Forward assembles 88 bales of seized cocaine off the coast of Honduras.

via vice

Bravo Zulu Shipmates!

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USCGC POLAR STAR escorts HMNZS OTAGO through the ice in the Ross Sea.

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POLAR STAR moored in Tahiti!

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USCGC POLAR STAR (WAGB 10) in McMurdo Antarctica, in support of OPERATION DEEP FREEZE 14.

Posted 2 months ago

coastiewsass:

My besties are just chilling on the ice in Antarctica right now.

Yeah, it’s been pretty great.