Great lakes Shipmate of the Week: Petty Officer 2nd Class David Leahy, USCGC Mobile Bay

    Petty Officer 2nd Class David Leahy, from Batavia, Ill., is an Electrician’s Mate aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay, homeprted in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. He transferred to the cutter in January 2010 after his first career tour […]


Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay breaking ice. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Operation Taconite

Written by LTJG Stephanie Young, U.S. Coast Guard Public Affairs When we last checked in with Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay they were working day and night to finish up the largest buoy retrieval operation in the nation. There is […]


Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay has been working for weeks to ensure seasonal aids are replaced for the winter months. Photo courtesy of LT Bryan Estell.

The last of the fall buoy runs

Written by LTJG Stephanie Young, U.S. Coast Guard Public Affairs For nine weeks, Coast Guard units across the Great Lakes have been working around the clock in the largest domestic aids to navigation recovery operation in the United States … […]