Coast Guard Fall Retrieve Operations in Full Swing

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Friday, November 15, 2013
Recovering buoys before winterMembers of Coast Guard Station Portage, Mich., aboard a 26-foot Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat, prepare to transit back to the station after recovering several buoys before Lake Superior freezes, Nov. 14, 2013. One of the station's missions is aids to navigation. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas Johnson)

Units from around the Coast Guard 9th District continue work on their annual retrieval of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway System seasonal aids to navigation, the largest domestic ATON recovery operation in the U.S.

Operation Fall Retrieve, which affects lighted and unlighted buoys and beacons, began in mid October with a goal of retrieving 1,278 navigational aids.

The operation is scheduled to be completed by Dec. 28.

As of Thursday, 527 of the 1,278 aids have been decommissioned for the season.

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  • Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandon Cummings, an electrician mate at Coast Guard Station Portage, Mich., hauls a buoy along the stations pier, Nov. 14, 2013. One of the station's missions is aids to navigation. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas Johnson)

    Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandon Cummings, an electrician mate at Coast Guard Station Portage, Mich., hauls a buoy along the stations pier, Nov. 14, 2013. One of the station's missions is aids to navigation. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas Johnson)

  • Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Herrmann, an crew member at Coast Guard Station Portage, Mich., hauls a buoy chain and sinker along the stations pier, Nov. 14, 2013. One of the station's missions is aids to navigation. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas Johnson)

    Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Herrmann, an crew member at Coast Guard Station Portage, Mich., hauls a buoy chain and sinker along the stations pier, Nov. 14, 2013. One of the station's missions is aids to navigation. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas Johnson)

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