The Chatham Legends are a group of retired or former Coast Guard Personnel who have served at the USCG Station Chatham. Their goal is to keep alive and to honor the history of all the crews of the Chatham Station. From famous rescues like the Pendleton, and heroes like Bernie Webber, to the hundreds of Coast Guard men and women who serve at Chatham and perform dangerous and often heroic work on a daily basis. If you ask them they say that they are"Just doing their job".
CG 36500 UNDERWAY AT CHATHAM IN 2008.
SOME OF THE LEGENDS: (L TO R)
Bill Wilson, Jack Stacey, Bill Collette, Gerry Bernard, Paul Boucher, John Cadarette, Tom Branco (seated) visiting the
COAST GUARD HERITAGE MUSEUM.
ALL TOGETHER. 36500, 44301,42001,42002. THE BOATS CHANGE, BUT THE JOB REMAINS THE SAME.
THE USCG HAS HONORED THE MEMORY OF BERNIE WEBBER IN A MAJOR WAY. THE FIRST NEW SENTINEL-CLASS PATROL CUTTER IS THE
BERNARD C. WEBBER
COMMISSIONED APRIL, 2012 IN MIAMI, FL, ITS NEW HOME PORT
THE 44301 IN OPERATION IN 2008.
THE CG36500 NEEDS YOUR HELP! THE ORLEANS HISTORICAL SOCIETY KEEPS HER AFLOAT. THIS YEAR SHE NEEDED MAJOR REPAIRS. WORK IS COMPLETE! GO TO www.cg36500.org TO SEE CG36500 & TO HELP! THANKS.
A memorial service honoring Bernard C. Webber was held on Saturday, May 9, 2009 in Wellfleet, MA. Those in attendance included Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Thad Allen, 1st District Commander RADM Dale G. Gabel, and Master Chief PO of the Coast Guard Charles Bowen. Many others, including crew from Station Chatham and Air Station Cape Cod, as well as Chatham Legends, were in attendance. Services, conducted by Rev. Dan Davidson, a Chatham Legend, were held at the Wellfleet UMC, followed by a ceremony at the cemetery.
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Coast Guard Station Chatham has been the site of much Coast Guard History. No story of the heritage of the Coast Guard is complete without a look at the story of Chatham.
A NEW 42 FOOTER, UNIQUE TO CHATHAM, CRUISES THE HARBOR.
Coast Guard Heritage Museum