Master Chief Petty Officer Brett Verhulst, 17th District command master chief, addresses the crowd of The Patrol Boat Roundup attendees at the conclusion of the week’s events during a morale BBQ. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Patrol Boat Roundup 2015

The 110-foot Island-class patrol boats of Sector Juneau descended upon Ketchikan, Alaska, to participate in this year’s annual Patrol Boat Roundup. Unlike other cutter roundups of the Last Frontier, the focus for the crews of the cutters Liberty, Chandeleur, Naushon and Anacpa was less on competition and more on education and teamwork.


Why do we go to school?

One answer: to find a fulfilling career. That’s what students were looking to learn about when they visited Coast Guard Station Juneau and the Coast Guard Cutter Naushon.


110 feet of history

The 110-foot-long, 21-foot-wide cutter bobs unsteadily at the enormous Nome, Alaska, causeway. Lines reach up to mooring bollards clearly meant for a larger vessel. To the east and north, the city of Nome sprawls out across the tundra of Seward […]


Coast Guard Cutter SPAR departs Kodiak, Alaska, to conduct missions for Arctic Shield 2013, Friday, June 28, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty officer 1st Class Sara Mooers.

Crew of Coast Guard Cutter SPAR completes first week of Arctic Shield 2013 deployment

By Cadet Jack Hall and Seaman George Benjamin The first week under way has been busy for the crew of Coast Guard Cutter SPAR as they steamed north from their homeport in Kodiak, Alaska, to participate in Operation Arctic Shield […]


Deck Watch for June 3

Deck Watch is a five to seven minute radio show featuring Coast Guard news from around Alaska.  The feature this week, by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally, is an interview with Lt. j.g. Daniel Reilly about how the Coast […]


BM3 Brandon Derton poses next to a Morale, Welfare and Recreational boat April 1, 2011, at the MWR Boathouse at Coast Guard base Kodiak.

Deck Watch for April 1, 2011

KODIAK, Alaska – Deck Watch is a five to seven minute radio show featuring Coast Guard news from around Alaska. The feature for April 1, 2011, by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally, is an interview with Petty Officer Brandon […]


>CGC Naushon

> Homeported in Ketchikan, Alaska, the CGC Naushon is a 110-foot, multi-mission patrol boat operating in an area of responsibility within the coastal waters of Alaska.Contact: Commanding Officer: USCGC NAUSHON (WPB 1311) 1360 Stedman Street Ketchikan, AK 99901-6698 (907) 228-0268