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Coast Guard hosts demonstration for National Safe Boating Week

U.S. Coast Guard (Photo source: Dept. of Homeland Security) U.S. Coast Guard (Photo source: Dept. of Homeland Security)
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -  The Coast Guard Sector Charleston will be hosting an open house on Saturday as part of National Safe Boating Week to kick off the summer season.

The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 196 Tradd Street in Charleston.

It will be an opportunity for visitors to meet the personnel stationed in Charleston. Guests are invited to take a walking tour of the historic facilities and cutters, view vessels and equipment displays, and see a helicopter search and rescue demonstration.

The Coast Guard has served the country for 225 years, and has been present in Charleston at the Rice Mill Building for 100 years.

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