David Linde Named To Head Coast Guard's N.Y. Marine Safety Division

Capt. David J. Linde has been assigned as Chief of the Third Coast Guard District's Marine Safety Division, relieving Capt.

George Wood.

In his new position, Captain Linde administers many Coast Guard programs, including port safety and security, commercial vessel safety, and marine environmental protection. He also is program manager for the Merchant Marine Technical branch of the Marine Safety Division, which is responsible for plan review on all U.S. ship construction in the Northeastern United States, Canada, and Europe.

Prior to his recent assignment, he was Commanding Officer of MIO New York from June 1979 to June 1980. During his 28-year career, Captain Linde has served onboard four Coast Guard cutters and with three Marine Inspection Offices. He also was assigned to the Marine Technical Division at Coast Guard Headquarters for eight years, including being Chief of that Division from 1974 to April 1977.

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