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Nome Gold Dredge Safety Examinations

Coast Guard inspectors Lt. William Albright (left) and David Borg talk with a boat operator during a boating safety exam on board a home built pontoon gold dredge in Nome, Alaska, Aug. 4, 2012. Homebuilt, professionally constructed and repurposed harbor tugs and fishing vessels are being used as gold dredge platforms in a modern day gold rush. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley.



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This work, Nome Gold Dredge Safety Examinations, by PO1 David Mosley, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.04.2012

Date Posted:12.13.2013 00:02

Photo ID:1121218

VIRIN:120804-G-QL499-076

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