New Orleans, LA (Oct. 20)--The Coast Guard Cutter Healy (WAGB 20) underway from the shipyard in New Orleans. Our newest WAGB, the Polar Icebreaker/Research Vessel is built by Avondale Industries in New Orleans. USCGC HEALY is named in commemoration of Captain Michael A. Healy, U. S. Revenue Marine. Captain Healy was most notable as the foremost seaman and navigator of his time in the Bering Sea and Alaskan Arctic regions while Commanding Officer of the U. S. Revenue Cutter BEAR from 1886 to 1895. USCG photo courtesy AVONDALE INDUSTRIES

Photo by: U.S. Coast Guard |  VIRIN: 190528-G-G0000-1001.JPG