CG Response to Hurricane Matthew in Caribbean

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Photo: USCGC Hamilton (WMSL-753) (left) and USCGC Raymond Evans (WPC-1110)

A quick review of what is happening.

A Coast Guard aircraft has done a damage assessment in Haiti. News release here.

HURRICANE IVAN (FOR RELEASE)

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 20, 2004)–Coast Guard cutter CYPRESS, a 225-foot buoy tender homeported in Mobile, Ala.

USCGC Cypress (WLB-210) is enroute. Additional aviation assets and two flood punt teams from Memphis, Tennessee are being staged at AVTRACEN Mobile. News release here.

Cutter Hamilton (WMSL-753) is in the area and is being augmented with additional Coast Guard medical personnel transported to GITMO by a C-130. Additionally “Coast Guard (air) crew members launched Thursday to transport personnel and supplies to support post Hurricane Matthew relief efforts in Great Inagua, Bahamas and other areas qffected by the storm.”

7 thoughts on “CG Response to Hurricane Matthew in Caribbean

  1. Following from the German Navy blog, Marine Forum, ”
    19 Oct. HAITI, “Amid minimal security or no organised way to distribute goods, Netherlands Navy support ship „Pelikaan“ has been forced to halt delivery of humanitarian aid and leave the port of Jeremie (Haiti)”

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