Petty Officer 2nd Class Chelsea Shepherd, Petty Officer 1st Class Jon Larson and Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicholas Anderson present the winning dish of the 2015 Alaskan Buoy Tender Fish Cook-off. The competition took place during Coast Guard 17th District’s annual Buoy Tender Roundup. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Grant DeVuyst.

The 2015 Great Alaskan Buoy Tender Fish Cook-off

Competition has been running rampant in Juneau as Coast Guard buoy tender crewmembers across Alaska and the Pacific Northwest have been participating throughout the week in the 2015 Buoy Tender Roundup. While activities have ranged from chain pull, line throw, tug-of-war and heat-and-beat, there’s one challenge that has a lot of spectators clamoring to attend; the fish cook-off contest.


Coast Guard Cutter Maple crew cleans street in Sitka, Alaska

Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter Maple took to the streets to clean up litter in Sitka, Alaska, Wednesday. Through the Adopt-a-Highway program, the crewmembers removed approximately 500 pounds of trash off a section of road stretching from the base […]


Maple busy in Canada, Wrangell

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Maple travelled to Ketchikan, Canada, Wrangell and back to Sitka. Find out what they did and why!


HONOLULU - Crewmembers of the 225-foot Coast Guard Cutter Maple tie off a line at the stern of the cutter during a towing exercise Aug. 16, 2011. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mitchel Frick.

Maple’s 2011 summer journey

    By Ensign Claire Delanoy The Coast Guard Cutter Maple crew has experienced an extremely challenging and full summer season.  It began with the Command Assessment of Readiness and Training inspection, which was followed by the Coast Guard District 17 […]


Another successful trip for Coast Guard Cutter Maple

  Written by Ens. Clare Delanoy, CGC Maple Coast Guard Cutter Maple returned home to Sitka after a vigorous trip filled with training and servicing aids to navigation throughout Icy Strait and Lynn Canal. All evolutions were very successful and […]


Deck Watch for April 22, 2011

Deck Watch is a five minute radio show featuring Coast Guard news from around Alaska. The feature for April 22, 2011, by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis, is an interview with Ens. Clare Delanoy with the Coast Guard Cutter […]


Coast Guard Cutter Maple completes two major missions in April

 April has been a very busy month for CGC Maple.  In the last month, we have successfully completed two very important aids to navigation missions.  One was a week-long patrol on the Inside Passage to service the buoys and lights […]


Maple’s Winter Season

Winter seems to be coming to a close as we get closer to those warm summer months, and of course by that I mean anywhere above 50 degrees. The sun has been shining a significant amount this winter, which has […]


>Cutter Maple returns from Canada

> Sitka, Alaska.—The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Maple returns home from Canada. The officers and crew spent the last two weeks along the inside passage waterways of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia (B.C.) retrieving buoys lost from storms and training […]


>MAPLE Returns Home to Sitka after Five Week Southern Patrol

>On September 16th, CGC MAPLE finally returned home to Sitka after a strenuous five week patrol to California, Oregon, and Washington. Due to the dire need for buoy tenders in the Gulf of Mexico to help clean up the oil […]


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