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USCGC Polar Star icebreaking operations off of Antarctica

U.S. Coast Guard posted a photo:

USCGC Polar Star icebreaking operations off of Antarctica

The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star, with 75,000 horsepower and its 13,500-ton weight, is guided by its crew to break through Antarctic ice en route to the National Science Foundation's McMurdo Station, Jan. 15, 2017. The ship, which was designed more than 40 years ago, remains the world's most powerful non-nuclear icebreaker. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley)

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A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Coast Guard Station Seattle and an MH-65 dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles conduct hoisting training on Jan. 25, 2016, near Elliott Bay, Wash. Crews from both units conduct weekly training to ensure they remain proficient at hoisting and medical evacuations. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Logan Kellogg.

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Coast Guard Station Seattle conducts early morning patrol in Elliott Bay, Wash.

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Coast Guard Station Seattle conducts early morning patrol in Elliott Bay, Wash.

A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Coast Guard Station Seattle gets underway for a morning patrol through Elliott Bay, Wash., on August 18, 2016. Crews regularly conduct patrols throughout the Puget Sound, ensuring boaters are in compliance with all applicable federal laws and regulations. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Logan Kellogg.

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A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Coast Guard Station Seattle and an MH-65 dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles conduct night time hoisting training on April 4, 2016. Crews conduct weekly training to remain proficient at hoisting, even in adverse weather conditions. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Logan Kellogg.

45 weeks 2 days ago
nobody@flickr.com (U.S. Coast Guard)

Joseph Tezanos' legend lives on in new Coast Guard cutter

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Joseph Tezanos' legend lives on in new Coast Guard cutter

Passengers aboard the 561-foot Caribbean Fantasy ferry vessel use the marine escape system to awaiting lift rafts as they abandon the vessel a mile from San Juan Harbor, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. The Caribbean Fantasy had a fire start in the engine room that spread to other compartments forcing passengers and crew to abandon the vessel. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station San Juan, Puerto Rico.

1 year 5 days ago
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Advanced Helicopter Rescue School

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Advanced Helicopter Rescue School

An aviation survival technician is lowered from an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter during training near the North Head Light in Ilwaco, Wash., Nov. 10, 2016.

The training was part of the week-long Advanced Helicopter Rescue School.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read.

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