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Photo Friday: Chucky the Unicorn secures its place in history

By MyCG Staff

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For our Photo Friday we welcome the Coast Guard Kimball's unicorn float to the Coast Guard Museum. 

The Coast Guard Museum at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, proudly displays the blown up unicorn float Oct. 1, 20202. The unicorn comes to the museum from the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball shark attack that occured earlier in the year. The unicorn joins several other ‘mascots’ at the museum including Salty, a toy rabbit from the WWII-era Coast Guard Cutter Ingham. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by PA3 Matthew Thieme )
The Coast Guard Museum at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, proudly displays the blown up unicorn float Oct. 1, 20202. The unicorn comes to the museum from the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball shark attack that occured earlier in the year. The unicorn joins several other ‘mascots’ at the museum including Salty, a toy rabbit from the WWII-era Coast Guard Cutter Ingham. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by PA3 Matthew Thieme )

 

Salty the Rabbit is displayed along with Chucky the Unicorn at the Coast Guard Museum at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, Oct. 1, 2020. The unicorn comes to the museum from the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball shark attack that occured earlier in the year. The unicorn joins several other ‘mascots’ at the museum including Salty, a toy rabbit from the WWII-era Coast Guard Cutter Ingham. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by PA3 Matthew Thieme)
Salty the Rabbit is displayed along with Chucky the Unicorn at the Coast Guard Museum at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, Oct. 1, 2020. The unicorn comes to the museum from the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball shark attack that occured earlier in the year. The unicorn joins several other ‘mascots’ at the museum including Salty, a toy rabbit from the WWII-era Coast Guard Cutter Ingham. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by PA3 Matthew Thieme)

 

The Coast Guard Museum at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, proudly displays the blown up unicorn float Oct. 1, 20202, with Petty Officer 1st Class Samuel Cintron, the maritime enforcement specialist aboard the cutter. The unicorn comes to the museum from the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball shark attack that occured earlier in the year. The unicorn joins several other ‘mascots’ at the museum including Salty, a toy rabbit from the WWII-era Coast Guard Cutter Ingham. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by PA3 Matthew Thieme )
The Coast Guard Museum at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, proudly displays the blown up unicorn float Oct. 1, 20202, with Petty Officer 1st Class Samuel Cintron, the maritime enforcement specialist aboard the cutter. The unicorn comes to the museum from the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball shark attack that occured earlier in the year. The unicorn joins several other ‘mascots’ at the museum including Salty, a toy rabbit from the WWII-era Coast Guard Cutter Ingham. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by PA3 Matthew Thieme )

 

 Prior to its placement in the Coast Guard Museum at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, the unicorn float had an opportunity to enjoy swim call with its shipmates from the Kimball in August 2020. The unicorn joins several other ‘mascots’ at the museum including Salty, a toy rabbit from the WWII-era Coast Guard Cutter Ingham. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Kimball.) Prior to its placement in the Coast Guard Museum at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, the unicorn float had an opportunity to enjoy swim call with its shipmates from the Kimball in August 2020. The unicorn joins several other ‘mascots’ at the museum including Salty, a toy rabbit from the WWII-era Coast Guard Cutter Ingham. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Kimball.)
Prior to its placement in the Coast Guard Museum at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, the unicorn float had an opportunity to enjoy swim call with its shipmates from the Kimball in August 2020. The unicorn joins several other ‘mascots’ at the museum including Salty, a toy rabbit from the WWII-era Coast Guard Cutter Ingham. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Kimball.)
  Rescued! The unicorn, along with all of its Coast Guard Kimball shipmates are rescued from the waters following a shark sighting during a swim in August 2020. The unicorn float is now placed  Coast Guard Museum at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, joining several other ‘mascots’ at the museum including Salty, a toy rabbit from the WWII-era Coast Guard Cutter Ingham. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Kimball.)