USCGC Hickory

Jose J. Correa was named Fall 2014 Sailor of the Quarter for the USCGC Hickory.

Correa named ‘sailor of the quarter’

The chiefs and command of the USCGC Hickory have announced their selection of Jose J. Correa, a machinery technician second class, as the ship’s Fall… Continue reading

 

Seaman apprentice Mike Threadgill appears to lose his head in the Halloween madness of the 1991 Haunted Sedge. -File photo

Haunted Hickory: Always ready for frightening fun

The U.S. Coast Guard’s motto “Semper Paratus” — Latin for “always ready” — perfectly sums up the decades-long attitude of local Coasties using a Homer-based… Continue reading

 

While Seaman Mike Ferraro, left, pieces together body parts, Ensign Brian Henderson tests fake blood in preparation for the Haunted Hickory’s 2010 scare-a-thon. The Haunted Hickory has become a Homer Halloween tradition.-Homer News file photo

USCGC Hickory: Haunting Homer for 10 years

When the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sedge left Homer in 2002, some thought that after more than 20 years the ghosts that haunted the trusty… Continue reading

 

The Endeavour-Spirit of Indepedence passes by the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Buoy Tender Hickory. The Hickory returned to Homer on March 27 after 10 weeks of dockside maintenance.

Hickory returns to Homer

After 10 weeks of dockside maintenance in Long Beach, Calif., the USCGC Hickory and crew returned to Homer last week. While in Long Beach, contractors… Continue reading

The Endeavour-Spirit of Indepedence passes by the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Buoy Tender Hickory. The Hickory returned to Homer on March 27 after 10 weeks of dockside maintenance.
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