Coast Guard Performs Vessel Security Checks

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Boarding Team members from Sector Portland ready their gear in preparation to board the motor vessel Marguerite. The Boarding Team was taken to the Marguerite by the 52-foot motor lifeboat crew aboard the Triumph II from Station Cape Disappointment. (Photo by Petty Officer Andrew Bermel, U.S.C.G.)
Seaman Ethan Lincoln stands watch on the bow of a 25-foot response boat from Station Cape Disappointment, as a crew aboard the 52-foot motor lifeboat Triumph II makes an approach to the ladder of the motor vessel Marguerite to perform a standard boarding. (Photo by Petty Officer Andrew Bermel, U.S.C.G.)


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