Images: Nome Gold Dredge Safety Examinations
Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley
A gold dredge operator attaches a voluntary dredge safety check sticker to his vessel upon a successful examination was performed by Coast Guard inspectors in Nome, Alaska, Aug. 4, 2012. With increased in gold dredging and the resulting boating activity on the waters off of Nome, Coast Guard inspectors have been working with Nome officials and gold seekers to help ensure safety upon the water. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley.