Seabees help build a new tower for Coast Guard at Port of Gulfport

102 views – Jazell Ladner – 2022-09-29 17:44:53

The Seabees have been out at the Port of since last week conducting operations on the southeast side of the port.

The Seabees of NMCB-1 are working on a new project for the U.S. Coast Guard. Because one of the Coast Guard’s navigational beacons was destroyed, Seabees are pouring a concrete pad to house a new 35-foot tower as its replacement. Lt. Quinn Parlier said, “They are a pair of towers in the Port of Gulfport. What they do is produce a signal or produces a bright reflection off a neon panel so ships that are coming in the port can navigate successfully…

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