Apalachee (foreground) and Manitou
tied up back to back in Erie Pa.
Photo courtesy Jeff Thoreson, Erie Shipping News
Notice to membership
We have had more and more notice
to member emails bounce and would like to encourage you to help us
update or records by sending your current email address
Alas, 2012 is now upon us and
annual dues are now due. If you haven't yet mailed your annual dues we
ask that you checks be mailed to the below address.
in a growing Coast Guard Veteran’s organization
of helping preserve the heritage of one of the world’s most
respected maritime organizations
newsletters covering plans, projects and progress
CGTA Logo patch for Life Members
Gold and color filled CGTA Challenge coin for Life Members
Membership certificate suitable for framing for Life Members
Membership Identification card
growing assortment of memorabilia available for purchase through the
Please mail your 2012 dues
Coast Guard Tug Assoc.
PO Box 771535
Lakewood, OH 44107
The Coast Guard Tug Association
is a non-profit 501 C3 Veteran's
organization located in Cleveland, Ohio, whose mission is to
preserve the heritage and history of U.S. Coast Guard Tugs, and to
continue the camaraderie and Esprit de Corps of those veterans who
served in them.
Our goal is to educate the public of the vital role these cutters
played in search and rescue, icebreaking for commercial shipping
and maintaining aids to navigation; and highlight the
important role they played
in United States maritime history. With our mission clearly defined,
please explore this website, learn about the Coast Guard's work horse cutters.
Learn about their rolls in maritime safety
past present and future. Learn what it is like to be
"Guardian Of The Seas".
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We are a nonprofit 501 C3 veteran's organization
Opinions expressed on this site are those of the relevant
The CGTA does not necessarily share those opinions.
Notice: This is not an
official U.S. Coast Guard Site