The Coast Guard presents public service awards to maritime partners for their commendable actions during the motor vessel Golden Ray capsizing and subsequent response during a ceremony, Oct. 27, 2023, at the Southeast Georgia Conference Center. The public service awards recognize each individual’s commendable actions that resulted in the preservation of life and mitigation of environmental hazards and economic impacts during the Golden Ray capsizing and grounding in St. Simon's Sound, Georgia, on Sept. 8, 2019. Rear Adm. Douglas Schofield, commander, Coast Guard Seventh District, and U.S. Representative Buddy Carter, Georgia’s 1st District, present the awards to members of Moran Towing, Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Brunswick Pilots. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jamie Emery)

Photo by: Petty Officer 3rd Class Jamie Emery |  VIRIN: 231127-G-YT956-1875.JPG