US Coast Guard celebrates its 224th birthday

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, a 420-foot ice breaker and scientific research vessel based in Seattle, was open for public tours while moored in Seward as the Coast Guard celebrated its 224th birthday on Monday, August 4, 2014.
Bill Roth
Grace Conway, 8, and her cousin Julia Glotfelty, 9, at the helm of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy while on a tour of the 420-foot ice breaker and scientific research vessel based in Seattle, when it was moored in Seward as the Coast Guard celebrated its 224th birthday on Monday, August 4, 2014.
Bill Roth
Petty Officer 3rd Class Joseph Holt and Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Denton display the 25mm gun on the bow of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mustang, a 110-foot patrol vessel based in Seward, that was open for public tours as the Coast Guard celebrated its 224th birthday on Monday, August 4, 2014. CGC Mustang performs search and rescue missions and fisheries enforcement when its underway.
Bill Roth
Visitors board the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, a 420-foot ice breaker and scientific research vessel based in Seattle, that was open for public tours while moored in Seward as the Coast Guard celebrated its 224th birthday on Monday, August 4, 2014.
Bill Roth
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, a 420-foot ice breaker and scientific research vessel based in Seattle, was open for public tours while moored in Seward as the Coast Guard celebrated its 224th birthday on Monday, August 4, 2014.
Bill Roth
Ensign Carolyn Mahoney talks to folks gathered on the bridge of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, a 420-foot ice breaker and scientific research vessel based in Seattle, that was open for public tours while moored in Seward as the Coast Guard celebrated its 224th birthday on Monday, August 4, 2014.
Bill Roth
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, a 420-foot ice breaker and scientific research vessel based in Seattle, was open for public tours while moored in Seward as the Coast Guard celebrated its 224th birthday on Monday, August 4, 2014.
Bill Roth
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mustang, a 110-foot patrol vessel based in Seward, was open for public tours as the Coast Guard celebrated its 224th birthday on Monday, August 4, 2014. CGC Mustang performs search and rescue missions and fisheries enforcement when its underway.
Bill Roth
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mustang, a 110-foot patrol vessel based in Seward, was open for public tours as the Coast Guard celebrated its 224th birthday on Monday, August 4, 2014. CGC Mustang performs search and rescue missions and fisheries enforcement when its underway.
Bill Roth
Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Luke Berghuis on the bridge of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mustang, a 110-foot patrol vessel based in Seward, that was open for public tours as the Coast Guard celebrated its 224th birthday on Monday, August 4, 2014. CGC Mustang performs search and rescue missions and fisheries enforcement when its underway.
Bill Roth
Petty Officer 3rd Class Joseph Holt walks past two 2,800 h.p. diesel V-16 Paxman engines that can propel the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mustang, a 110-foot patrol vessel based in Seward, at 30-knots during search and rescue missions and fisheries enforcement.
Bill Roth
Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Denton, a food service specialist, in the galley of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mustang, a 110-foot patrol vessel based in Seward, that was open for public tours as the Coast Guard celebrated its 224th birthday on Monday, August 4, 2014. CGC Mustang performs search and rescue missions and fisheries enforcement when its underway.
Bill Roth
Bill Roth

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, a 420-foot icebreaker and scientific research vessel based in Seattle, was open for public tours while moored in Seward as the Coast Guard celebrated its 224th birthday on Monday, August 4, 2014.

Also moored in Seward -- its home port -- was the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mustang, a 110-foot patrol vessel, was also available for public tours. The Cutter Mustang performs search and rescue missions and fisheries enforcement when underway.