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There have been some great posts (and gorgeous photos) about the USCG Cutter Grand Isle, its years of service, and the fact that it was decommissioned earlier this week. This may sound silly, but here in Rockport, at our tiny little home, it was sad news. My boys have loved that vessel since they could … Continue reading Thank You, Grand Isle
Check it out here on their Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/USCoastGuardNortheast?fref=nf From USCG Northeast; “Our beloved Coast Guard Cutter #GrandIsle will be decommissioned tomorrow.July – September 1996: GI received a CG Unit Commendation for participating in the response to the Trans World Airlines Flight 800 Crash. The plane was on its way to Paris from New York … Continue reading @uscg Cutter Grand Isle Decommissioned Yesterday After Many Years Of Service In #GloucesterMA 2/26/15 5:45AM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USCGC_Grand_Isle_(WPB-1338) This beautiful Coast Guard Cutter is being decommissioned after 23 years of service. We thank you.
Went to the ceremony this morning to the change of command. It was a very impressive and classy ceremony. Here is a couple of the pictures from the Grand Isle. More photos and information will follow.
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Following a 7 month overhaul in Baltimore, Md, the Coast Guard Cutter Grand Isle and her crew returned to her homeport of Gloucester on Friday. The Grand Isle is a 110-foot Island Class Patrol Boat. Major work completed on the Grand Isle included the replacement of one diesel engine, two new shafts, two new propellers, two new … Continue reading GRAND ISLE Returns to Gloucester
The Coast Guard Cutter Grand Isle crew is scheduled to return home after a 7-month overhaul in the Coast Guard Yard, located in Baltimore, MD, at 3:00 pm Friday. The Grand Isle is a 110-foot Island Class Patrol Boat. Major work completed on the Grand Isle included the replacement of one diesel engine, two new … Continue reading Grand Isle Returns to Gloucester
Huge thanks To Lieutenant Christjan Gaudio who is the Commanding Officer of the GRAND ISLE along with CWO Manny Munoz at Coast Guard Station Gloucester want to make our Coast Guard Station and Boats ingrained with the community, for you to feel welcome to ask questions and want you to know that they are here … Continue reading Catching Up With the Progress On The Bow to Stern Overhaul of Gloucester’s Coast Guard Cutter The Grand Isle
Gloucester’s Coast Guard Cutter The Grand Isle was supposed to go for a simple overhaul lasting 8 weeks down in the Coast Guard’s Baltimore Shipyard. 26 weeks later and a ginormous laundry list of unexpected repairs has the Grand Isle crew eager to get back in the water and home to Gloucester. Chief, Response Department … Continue reading Where’s The Grand Isle Been? We Got The Pics From Gloucester’s Cutter Rebuild At The Coast Guard’s Baltimore Yard
I wonder if the Coasties ever get to practice firing those guns that are all covered up in black sheathing.
The United States Coast Guard Cutter Grand Isle Returns To It’s Dock In Cripple Cove She’s a beaut Clark.
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Thanks For All You Do. Merry Christmas To All Those That Serve- USCG Grand Isle, originally uploaded by captjoe06.
Click this text for the slide show of pics of the Grand Isle Coast Guard Grand Isle At Dusk, originally uploaded by captjoe06.
The United States Coast Guard had a change of command ceremony at the State Fish Pier Friday. The guns on the bow of the boat were uncovered. Usually they are covered up with some black material. The ship was also decked out in red white and blue. Grand Isle- USCG, originally uploaded by captjoe06.
I wonder if they come to a complete stop when they launch the smaller boat off the side or if they load up the crew and set her overboard while under power James Bond style! United States Coast Guard Grand Isle 4:55AM 4/20/09, originally uploaded by captjoe06.
This is a pretty picture (to me anyway) blown up. To see it full size, click the pic and select “all sizes” United States Coast Guard Grand Isle 4:55AM 4/20/09, originally uploaded by captjoe06.