U.S. Coast Guard vessels are moored alongside Station Juneau ahead of the Annual Buoy Tender Roundup, Sunday, Aug. 18. (Michael S. Locket | Juneau Empire)

U.S. Coast Guard vessels are moored alongside Station Juneau ahead of the Annual Buoy Tender Roundup, Sunday, Aug. 18. (Michael S. Locket | Juneau Empire)

Coast Guard vessel Kukui open for public tours in Juneau

Come aboard.

The USCGC Kukui, a Coast Guard seagoing buoy tender, will be open Wednesday for public tours from 1-4 p.m.

The ship is moored at Coast Guard Station Juneau downtown. The ship is in Juneau for the annual Buoy Tender Roundup, a once yearly training event and competition for Coast Guard buoy tender crews in the region.

Anyone wanting to visit the ship should have a photo ID. The Kukui is homeported in Sitka.


• Contact reporter Michael S. Lockett at 523-2271 or mlockett@juneauempire.com.


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