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Welcome Aboard to Sector Jacksonville and Subordinate Commands

Welcome to USCGC Hammer

USCGC HAMMER (WLIC 75302)

Personal Mailing Address:
USCGC HAMMER (WLIC 75302)
4200 Ocean Street
Atlantic Beach, Florida 32233

Contact Information:
Phone: (904) 564-7607
Fax: (904) 564-7611
Underway Cell Phone # (904) 838-9279

Unit’s Missions: Fixed ATON and Marine Construction

Typical SA/SN Job Assignment: Deck department/Construction deck

Typical FA/FN Job Assignment: Engineering department/Construction deck

Inport watch type and duty rotation for SA/SN & FA/FN: JOOD (2330-0530), 1-4 rotation

Underway watch type and duty rotation for SA/SN & FA/FN: the unit usually pulls in or spuds down for the evening, where you’ll stand the same duty as inport

Special procedures for reporting after hours: report to OOD in Tropical Blue Long

If unit is underway, where to report: Report to Sector Jacksonville BDO

How much personal storage space (in cubic feet): 22 cubic feet

Uniform normally worn during the workday: ODU

Average temperature summer: Summer: 90 F Winter: 50 F

What type of continuing education is available in the area: Mayport Naval Station offers courses in addition to several local Junior Colleges

Ratings present at unit: BM, MK, DC and FS

Name of nearest city and distance: Jacksonville (the largest city in the continental U.S.) approx. 18 miles and Saint Augustine (the oldest city in the U.S.) approx. 32 miles

Name of nearest military facility and distance: Mayport Naval Station is located across the street from the CG Base, and Jacksonville Naval Air Station (20 miles)

Location of nearest exchange and commissary: CG Exchange located on-base

Religious denominations in the area: All

Common destinations of deployments: Brunswick, GA to Melbourne, FL and West to Sanford, FL

Uniform to report in: Tropical Blue Long

If sponsor not available, recruit should ask for: Executive Petty Officer

Any other information a newly arriving member should know: Average ten underway days a month, we are a tug and barge unit. We are a 75’ tug that pushes a 68’ barge with a Weatherford Crane onboard. There are approximately 1400 fixed aids to navigation in our Area of responsibility, ranging from day beacons to 40’ towers.

Is messing available: Yes

Quarters and or barracks available: Yes

Rate of auto insurance for typical 18-20 yr old: $150.00-$200.00 a month

Is Unaccompanied Personnel Leased Housing available: Yes

Where will a single non-rate more than likely live: Onboard until JOOD qualified, then UPLH

Should member submit housing application to housing office: Yes

Is there a credit union in the area: yes

Is there a mall in the area: 3 major malls

Cost of average two bedroom apartment in the area with utilities: $800.00-$1000.00 per month

BAH Rate: https://secureapp2.hqda.pentagon.mil/perdiem/bah.html

Housing office phone #: (904) 564-7528

Where do most dependents live: Arlington, Southside and Inter-Coastal areas

Where do most dependents receive medical care: Mayport Naval Station or N.A.S Jax

What level of Tricare is available: STANDARD/ PRIME /EXTRA

Is Delta Dental available: Yes

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Outdoor activities abound, with 68 miles of Atlantic Ocean coastline, 300 miles of river and every imaginable topography in-between. Add to that our year-round fantastic climate and our low cost of living - Jacksonville is the most affordable city in Florida - and there's no wonder why this region keeps growing. With a bevy of top companies to choose from and new ones moving into the community daily, Jacksonville offers ample employment opportunities, has an attractive housing market, and a world class climate – four seasons without snow.

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