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San Diego Media Contact: (619) 278-7025

11th District Public Affairs

U.S. Coast Guard

News Release

Date: April 27, 2011

US Coast Guard

Contact: USCG Public Affairs San Diego

Office: (619) 252-1304

Coast Guard hosts Sea Scouts' Safety at Sea Day

SAN DIEGO -- Petty Officer 3rd Class David Sarmiento, a machinery technician at Coast Guard Station San Diego, teaches Sea Scouts from the San Diego area to plug and patch a leaking pipe during Safety at Sea Day hosted by Coast Guard Sector San Diego, April 23, 2011. The event included stations that taught firefighting, knot tying, plugging and patching and a survival swim. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

SAN DIEGO -- Petty Officer 3rd Class David Sarmiento, a machinery technician at Coast Guard Station San Diego, teaches Sea Scouts from the San Diego area to plug and patch a leaking pipe during Safety at Sea Day hosted by Coast Guard Sector San Diego, April 23, 2011. The event included stations that taught firefighting, knot tying, plugging and patching and a survival swim. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

 

SAN DIEGO -- Sea Scouts from the San Diego area learn how to plug and patch a leaking pipe during Safety at Sea Day hosted by Coast Guard Sector San Diego, April 23, 2011. The event included stations that taught firefighting, knot tying, plugging and patching and a survival swim. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

SAN DIEGO -- Sea Scouts from the San Diego area learn how to plug and patch a leaking pipe during Safety at Sea Day hosted by Coast Guard Sector San Diego, April 23, 2011. The event included stations that taught firefighting, knot tying, plugging and patching and a survival swim. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

 

SAN DIEGO -- A Sea Scout from the San Diego area learns how to use a fire extinguisher from members of San Diego Fire-Rescue Department's Metro Arson Strike Team during a Safety at Sea Day hosted by Coast Guard Sector San Diego, April 23, 2011. The event included stations that taught firefighting, knot tying, plugging and patching and a survival swim. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

SAN DIEGO -- A Sea Scout from the San Diego area learns how to use a fire extinguisher from members of San Diego Fire-Rescue Department's Metro Arson Strike Team during a Safety at Sea Day hosted by Coast Guard Sector San Diego, April 23, 2011. The event included stations that taught firefighting, knot tying, plugging and patching and a survival swim. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

 

SAN DIEGO -- Petty Officer 2nd Class Brian LaVigne, a machinery technician at Coast Guard Station San Diego, explains the safety equipment the Coast Guard uses during Safety at Sea Day hosted by Coast Guard Sector San Diego, April 23, 2011. The event included stations that taught firefighting, knot tying, plugging and patching and a survival swim. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

SAN DIEGO -- Petty Officer 2nd Class Brian LaVigne, a machinery technician at Coast Guard Station San Diego, explains the safety equipment the Coast Guard uses during Safety at Sea Day hosted by Coast Guard Sector San Diego, April 23, 2011. The event included stations that taught firefighting, knot tying, plugging and patching and a survival swim. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

 

SAN DIEGO -- Petty Officer 3rd Class William Pless, a boatswain's mate at Coast Guard Station San Diego, demonstrates firing a signal flare during the Sea Scouts Safety at Sea Day hosted by Coast Guard Sector San Diego, April 23, 2011. The event included stations that taught firefighting, knot tying, plugging and patching and a survival swim. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

SAN DIEGO -- Petty Officer 3rd Class William Pless, a boatswain's mate at Coast Guard Station San Diego, demonstrates firing a signal flare during the Sea Scouts Safety at Sea Day hosted by Coast Guard Sector San Diego, April 23, 2011. The event included stations that taught firefighting, knot tying, plugging and patching and a survival swim. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

 

SAN DIEGO -- Petty Officer 2nd Class Brian LaVigne, a machinery technician at Coast Guard Station San Diego, helps a Sea Scout don an anti-exposure coverall prior to a survival swim during Safety at Sea Day hosted by Coast Guard Sector San Diego, April 23, 2011. The event included stations that taught firefighting, knot tying, plugging and patching and a survival swim. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

SAN DIEGO -- Petty Officer 2nd Class Brian LaVigne, a machinery technician at Coast Guard Station San Diego, helps a Sea Scout don an anti-exposure coverall prior to a survival swim during Safety at Sea Day hosted by Coast Guard Sector San Diego, April 23, 2011. The event included stations that taught firefighting, knot tying, plugging and patching and a survival swim. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

 

SAN DIEGO -- Petty Officer 2nd Class Robyn Hamilton (in black), a rescue swimmer at Coast Guard Sector San Diego, teaches Sea Scouts how to right a life raft in the event of an emergency during Safety at Sea Day hosted by Coast Guard Sector San Diego, April 23, 2011. The event included stations that taught firefighting, knot tying, plugging and patching and a survival swim. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

SAN DIEGO -- Petty Officer 2nd Class Robyn Hamilton (in black), a rescue swimmer at Coast Guard Sector San Diego, teaches Sea Scouts how to right a life raft in the event of an emergency during Safety at Sea Day hosted by Coast Guard Sector San Diego, April 23, 2011. The event included stations that taught firefighting, knot tying, plugging and patching and a survival swim. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

 

SAN DIEGO -- San Diego area Sea Scouts climb into a life raft as part of a survival swim during Safety at Sea Day hosted by Coast Guard Sector San Diego, April 23, 2011. The event included stations that taught firefighting, knot tying, plugging and patching and a survival swim. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

SAN DIEGO -- San Diego area Sea Scouts climb into a life raft as part of a survival swim during Safety at Sea Day hosted by Coast Guard Sector San Diego, April 23, 2011. The event included stations that taught firefighting, knot tying, plugging and patching and a survival swim. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

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