Acacia, 1944
Original caption: “Hang the buoy” [;] ABOARD CGC ACACIA (March 19, 2004); Seaman Lyam Shoup tends a tag line on the cross deck hook as a lighted buoy is placed over the side of the Coast Guard Cutter Acacia. Acacia was in the Chicago area to check and replace buoys for the 2004 Great Lakes shipping season. Acacia is a 180-foot sea going buoy tender built in 1944 home ported in Charlevoix, MI. Photo by PA1 Paul Roszkowski, USCG.

Photo by: US Coast Guard |  VIRIN: 200331-G-G0000-013.JPG