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Welcome to the Fifth Coast Guard District              

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The Fifth Coast Guard District ensures the safety and security of the oceans, coastal areas, and marine transportation system within America’s Mid-Atlantic Region. We focus on risk reduction and prevention, but are prepared to respond with courage and speed to any maritime incident.

D5’s 156,000 square miles of ocean, bays, rivers, wetlands and tidal marshes are unique and filled with historical significance, encompassing six states, vital geographic waterways, several major mid-Atlantic ports, the largest naval base in the world, and our Nation’s capitol.

City of Portsmouth






Mailing Address:
Commander Fifth Coast Guard District
431 Crawford Street
Portsmouth, Virginia 23704

Portsmouth Federal Building Staff Status
757-398-6441 or 800-334-8377


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