Cutter Commanding Officer Submits Retirement Request After Administrative Hearing

Monday, March 31, 2008

The commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Midgett submitted his request for retirement following an administrative hearing, Coast Guard Pacific Area.
Capt. Elmo Alexander was given nonjudicial punishment by Vice Adm. Charles Wurster in response to an incident aboard Midgett during a port call in where Alexander berated and struck a watchstander he thought was improperly standing the watch. 
Capt. Lance Bardo has assumed command of the Midgett until Alexander's scheduled relief.
Alexander is retiring after 31 years with a previously unblemished record.  In addition to the Midgett, Alexander commanded Coast Guard cutters ,  and .
Midgett is a 378-foot high endurance cutter homeported in .   It is scheduled for a change of command in the summer.

Maritime Today

The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter November 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Coast Guard

Panama-Registered Ship Sinks off Vigan City

A Panamanian cargo vessel MV Fortune Life sank off the coast 130 nautical off Vigan City in Ilocos Sur, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), uthorities said.   The

Polish Cargo Ship SZAFIR Attacked off Nigeria

Pirates operating off the coast of Nigeria have taken hostage five Polish sailors, including the captain and officers, from the Polish general cargo ship Szafir.

Tote Cargo ship adrift near Haida Gwaii

The MV North Star, a cargo ship that is owned by TOTE Maritime, spent more than half a day adrift Tuesday off the coast of British Columbia, Canada.   The Canadian

Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Pipelines Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0987 sec (10 req/sec)