Great Lakes Shipmate of the Week: Fireman Zachary J. Stewart, Station Alexandria Bay, N.Y.

Fireman Zachary Stewart, a Connecticut native, reported to Coast Guard Station Alexandria Bay, N.Y., in August 2012 from Recruit Training Center Cape May, N.J. Stewart quickly certified as a communications watchstander, small boat crew member, boarding team member, ice rescuer, […]

Great Lakes Shipmate of the Week: BM2 Brian Waters, Station Alexandria Bay, New York

  Nestled in the majestic 1000 Islands region of New York State is U.S. Coast Guard Station Alexandria Bay, home to 37 dedicated Coast Guard men and women who are charged with ensuring the security of the Saint Lawrence Seaway, […]

Routine boarding in the St. Lawrence Seaway

 Coast Guardsmen in the 9th District are known for their proficiency in all matters of search and rescue, ice breaking, and servicing and maintaining maritime aids to navigation. Members of the public may not be as familiar with the […]