ANT Coos Bay

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Aids to Navigation Team Coos Bay
Part of Coast Guard District 13
Charleston, Oregon
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ANT Coos Bay
Type Aids to Navigation Team
Site information
Controlled by United States Coast Guard
Site history
In use 1976 - present

The United States Coast Guard Aids To Navigation Team, ANT Coos Bay was established in 1976 and is located near the mouth of Coos Bay in the fishing and tourist community of Charleston, Oregon, southwest of the city of Coos Bay. ANT Coos Bay's area of responsibility ranges over 240 miles of the Oregon coast and includes 3 lighthouses, 18 primary buoys, 43 secondary buoys and 156 other lights, day beacons and fog signals.[1]

The assigned crew of seven consists of an Officer In Charge (Chief Boatswain's Mate), Executive Petty Officer (Boatswain's Mate First Class), Engineering Petty Officer (Machinery Technician First Class), Operations Petty Officer (Boatswain's Mate Second Class), one Lighthouse Technician (Electrician's Mate Second Class), one Fireman, and one Seaman.

ANT Coos Bay utilizes an 17 ft utility boat (UTL) and a 26 ft work boat (TANB).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "USCG Aids To Navigation Team Coos Bay". U.S. Coast Guard. Retrieved 2010-12-12. 

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Coordinates: 43°20′39″N 124°19′30″W / 43.34417°N 124.32500°W / 43.34417; -124.32500