Surfman USCG LifeBoatSailors

I’m Surfman 374 @ CAPE D Ilwaco, Wa is where I certified my Dream was to always be a Surfman at Cape D growing up seeing the surf and the rescues it’s all I ever wanted to do

The Original Beach Rescue

So I did it…. along with so many others only a handful are certified each year probably like 5-10 I believe is what was the average

From 1991-1997 Archery Elk hunting I would watch them train from the mountains you could see them in the surf you would here the stories of shipwrecks and know commercial fishing families whom have lost many to her cold waters I remember telling my dad I wanna be a Surfman they laughed at me in BootCamp said good luck! And then sent me to Port Clarence, Nome Alaska a Dang LORAN Station the last of the 1350’s you could actually see Russia from the top it was 1350’ Tall – 1991-97 was good times chasing bulls bears and Blacktails with my bow

True a story is what it is, that’s SailorTalk ⚓️💙❗️DMRamsey on TikTok & IG David Ramsey on FaceBook

Look for the guy Spearfishing hahahah

NMLBS Surfman Checks

Surfman here are the Checks each Surfman is Issued a Number mine is 374 it’s Registered with #USCG and Displayed at the #NMLBS National Motor Lifeboat School additionally a Surfman will hang his or her Check on the Station Board they are Stationd at, some units actually have a board as seen in 4th image below which shows who made Surfman at that Specific #SurfStation and in this image is #capedisappointment #surfman from #coastguard #stationcapedisappoinment Ilwaco, Washington

America 💙⚓️❗️🇺🇸 Some Went Over Seas, Surfman, Engineers, & Crew Members went Through Them … 40’-50’s 80-100mph+ yep seen it went through it, ended up upside down not fun

True Story “SailorTalk”… Surfman374
We Go Through Them

Shoutout to surfman199 #surfman202 #surfman220 #surfman247 #surfman248 #surfman255 #surfman261 #surfman277 #surfman288 #surfman297 #surfman299 just to name a few I know #surfman302 #surfman321 #surfman324 #surfman339 #surfman349 #surfman375 #surfman391 #surfman392 #surfman406 #surfman417 #surfman442 #surfman443 #surfman470 #surfman544

surfman #engineer #crewmember #uscg #boatcrew #52mlbsurfman #surfman374 💙⚓️❗️ BravoZulu Y’all 🇺🇸 @dmramsey (Instagram|TikTok) #47mlb52mlbsurfman #DavidRamsey @rigsreefclassicspearfishing #waterman #fishhunter

and shout out to all my brothers and Sisters of the US Coast Guard Surfman Aviator Support and Ship Crews the Whole USCG Community 💙⚓️❗️ these Surfman above are listed on CapeD’s Surfman Check Board and the big Board at the National Motor LifeBoat School in Ilwaco Wa. (2nd Image Below).

I Miss it Everyday & Still Feel it Every Day we wore two more layers under those dry suits a safety harness rescue vest fully rigged with flares mirror knife and more and helmet WatchCap goggles & gloves

I made Basic Coxswain (Boat Driver) at #stationumpquariver and #siuslawriver coast guard Station then #heavyweathercoxswain at #CapeD and #surfman at #coastguardstationcapedissapointment #legacy #lifeboatsailors #boatcrew #surfrescue Im a #47mlb and #52mlb #52mlbsailors #bigt #triumph @uscg

NMLBS CHECKS

Above is the Surfman Checks with the Surfman of the United States Coast Guard

Front & Back Surfman Checks at NMLBS

Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment Surfman see next image of “Certified” Surfman from Cape D home of BIGT the 52’ MLB Triumph

I’m Surfman 374 @ CAPE D Ilwaco, Wa is where I certified my Dream was to always be a Surfman at Cape D growing up seeing the surf and the rescues it’s all I ever wanted to do
47’ MLB with Full BoatCrew
52’ MLB Triumph

Yes it is Hello Darkness My Old Friend we called it the “greenroom” #180club

SailorTalk #SailorTalk
52’ MLB W/BoatCrew in Surf
Surf Rescue Catherine M

See This Video

Catherine M Coast Guard Rescue VIDEO

See Above Video

AFRAS GOLD MEDAL | Chester R Bender Award Heroism

The Original Shore Patrol

Sand Pounders

Fun Bonus Round video it’s didn’t end easy either Hurricane Harvey was no bueno y’all

Watch Hurricane Harvey Rescue’s

But it showed the world humans can work together and did to save the affected humans of our Nation.

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