United States and Washington
State Congressional Staffers visit the U.S. Coast Guard Base in Seattle, WA.
A crowd gathers on the flight deck to hear the commanding officer. The USCGC Midgett is one of two 378-foot cutters based in Seattle. The other is the USCGC Mellon.
Boating Safety was one of the many exhibits on display during the USCGC Midgett cruise part of the congressional staff visit. Below are two more exhibits. Local boating safety information can be obtained from the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary or by contacting Mr. Don Knesebeck, 13th Coast Guard District Boating Safety Specialist.
More boating safety exhibits, including personal floatation devices and dry suits worn by Coast Guard boarding team members.
Another display demonstrated and explained the Cooperative Vessel Traffic Service Agreement between the U.S. Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Service Puget Sound and the Canadian Vessel Traffic Service (Tofino and Vancouver).
Photo credit to be given to 13th Coast Guard District Public Affairs
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