Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton, a National Security Cutter, makers her maiden arrival Charleston, S.C., Nov. 24, 2014. Hamilton is the first NSC to be stationed on the East Coast since the new class of cutters was established. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann)
Station Chatham has had the honor to maintain and operate the last of the 44' Motor Lifeboats, the CG 44301. The workhorse of the Motor Lifeboat Fleet for over 40 years, retired officially on May 8, 2009
Buddy Ebsen (actor). Joined the US Coast Guard in 1941, and was given the rank of Lieutenant, Junior Grade. This wartime rank was one step up from the rank of Ensign, the usual rank given newly appointed naval officers in peacetime. Ebsen served as damage control officer and later as executive officer on the Coast Guard-manned Navy frigate USS Pocatello, which recorded weather at its “weather station” These patrols consisted of 30 days at sea, followed by 10 days in port in Seattle.
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