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Excerpt "All Present and Accounted For"

April 9, 2019

Captain Harry E. Choate Budd served as commanding officer of the CGC Jarvis from 1985 to 1987.


He was a 1964 graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. During his 23 plus years service he served on five Coast Guard cutters: (Redwood, Mariposa - XO, Acushnet - XO, Storis -CO, retiring as commanding officer of Jarvis in 1987.  He received his BCE from the University of Illinois and a Master of Engineering administration from The George Washington University.  Ashore he served two tours in civil engineering in Boston and Headquarters and as Public Works Officer at the Coast Guard Yard. He served as Chief, Intelligence Law Enforcement Branch, Juneau.


     In retirement he worked in public works and plant & facilities operations in the Seattle area. He was able to realize his life long dream of flying; obtaining his commercial pilots license in 2003. He passed away in March 2018.



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