Sea Service News

  • 07 May 2019 14:11 | Anonymous

    The first ship in the series will replace the aging and increasingly cranky Seattle-based heavy icebreaker Polar Star.  Details in this U.S. Naval Institute ARTICLE

  • 05 May 2019 14:31 | Anonymous

    The Chief of Naval Operations and the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy paid an official visit to the facility April 24th.  See the Navy news release HERE.  

  • 15 Apr 2019 13:17 | Anonymous

    A pilot project for treating seawater flushed from fuel tanks is expected to cut the time and cost of the refueling process -- and to be environmentally sound.  Read  DETAILS.   

  • 05 Apr 2019 15:30 | Anonymous

    Here's a look inside an elite Coast Guard unit, reported by MILITARY.COM

  • 02 Apr 2019 16:55 | Anonymous

    This Navy release features a great photo gallery.  See it HERE

  • 26 Mar 2019 14:13 | Anonymous

    USCGC Bertholf, based in Alameda, California, and USS Curtis Wilbur participated recently in a freedom of navigation operation through the Taiwan Strait.  Here's the Military Times ARTICLE.


  • 13 Mar 2019 15:32 | Anonymous

    Read the Navy's "Growler Record of Decision " on its Preferred Alternative (PDF).


  • 11 Mar 2019 16:18 | Anonymous

    The nation's only heavy icebreaker tied up at mid-morning March 11th at Coast Guard Base Seattle (Pier 36), after 105 days at sea in support of Operation Deep Freeze.   

  • 05 Mar 2019 15:13 | Anonymous

    Executive Order will fast-track experienced service members in getting merchant marine credentials.  Read about it in this Navy Times article.

  • 01 Mar 2019 12:45 | Anonymous

    The one thing you don't want to hear announced on a ship at sea is "Fire... fire... fire!"  But it happened Feb. 10 aboard the Seattle-based heavy icebreaker, more than 600 miles north of McMurdo Station, Antarctica.   Fortunately, there were no injuries.

    Read the Coast Guard NEWS RELEASE

    (Web Editor Phil Johnson, then a LTJG, was Master of Ceremonies for Polar Star's commissioning in 1976).

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