NSCS Grayfox (TWR-825)
Port Huron, MI
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Documentation

NSCC Guidance
  NSCC Summer Training
  (Sponsored by NSCC HQ)

Grayfox Welcome Aboard
  Welcome Aboard
  Hold Harmless Agreement


STEM/SeaPerch
SeaPerch is an innovative underwater robotics program that provides students with the opportunity to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) while building an underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) in an in-school or out-of-school setting.


PLAN OF THE MONTH

Events
The Grayfox training catalog is prepared incorporating a wide variety of shipboard training opportunities.  Please send us a note with your ideas and what you would like.  The Grayfox team is on board the Grayfox most weekends planning, performing maintenance, enjoying.

2020 Grayfox Planning  Grayfox Planning Meetings are conducted most alternate weekends.

  THIS YEAR'S TRAINING EVENTS

2020Jan Winter Training, YMCA

2020Feb Inspection, American Legion

2020Mar Seamanship, Honor Guard

2020Apr Navy League Sunday, Honor Guard

2020May Engineering Systems, Fire Fighting

2020May Tourist in Your Own Town

2020Jun Art in the City, Line Handling

2020Jun Summer Training

2020Jul Shipyard and Engineering Systems

2020Aug Fire Fighting and Damage Control

2020Sep Navy Reserve Leadership Training

  PAST TRAINING EVENTS

2019Mar Seamanship, Honor Guard

2019Jan Winter Training, YMCA

2019Feb Inspection, American Legion

2019Mar Seamanship, Honor Guard

2018Dec Dress Ship

2018Nov Winter Training, YMCA

2018Oct Deck and Engineering system test

2018Sep Navy Reserve Leadership Training

2018Aug Fire Fighting and Damage Control

2018Jul Engineering System test

2018Jun Tourist in Your Own Town, Art in the City, Honor Guard

2018May Engineering Systems, Fire Fighting

2018Apr Navy League Sunday, Honor Guard

2018Mar Seamanship, Line Handling

2018Feb Inspection, YMCA

2018Jan Winter training, YMCA

2017Dec Dress Ship

2017Nov Seamanship, Line Handling

2017Oct Navy Reserve Leadership Training

2017Sep Navy Reserve Leadership Training

2017Jul Shipboard training, Line Handling, ship maintenance

2017Jun 10-11 Art in the City, Shipboard training, Honor Guard

2017Jun 3 Tourist in Your Own Town, Shipboard training, Quarterdeck, Security

2017Jun Small boat training, USCG Belle Isle

2017May 20-21 Shipboard and Fire Fighting training

2017Apr 22-23 Sea Cadet Challenge, Harper Woods, MI

2017Apr 23 Navy League Sunday, Mariners Church, Honor Guard

2017Mar 4 Honor Guard, ISMA Banquet - Port Huron, NSCC Darkness to Light

2017Jan 21 NSCC OPD 101 & 102

2017Mar 04 Honor Guard, ISMA Banquet - Port Huron, NSCC Darkness to Light

2017Apr 23 Navy League Sunday, Mariners Church, Honor Guard

2017Apr 22-23 Sea Cadet Challenge, Harper Woods, MI

2017May 20-21 Shipboard and Fire Fighting training

2017June ?? USCG Station Belle Isle

2017Jun 03 Tourist in Your Own Town, Shipboard training, Quarterdeck, Security

2017Jun 10-11 Art in the City, Shipboard training, Honor Guard

2017Jul Shipboard training, Line Handling, ship maintenance

2017Sep Navy Reserve Leadership Training

2016Sep 12-13 Navy Reserve Leadership Training

2016Jun 11-12 Art in the City

2016Jun 04 Tourist in Your Own Town

2016Apr 24 Navy League Sunday at Mariners Church

2016Mar 13 Blessing of the Fleet at Mariners Church

2015Nov 14 Grayfox Planning Meeting - Engineering

2015Oct 31 Grayfox Planning Meeting - Winterize

2015Oct 10 Grayfox Planning Meeting

2015Apr 25 Sea Trials

2015May 16 Grayfox Planning Meeting

2015May 29 Grayfox Planning Meeting

2015Jun 06 Port Huron Tourist In Your Own Town, Maritime Pier, Sea Cadets

2015Jun 13 Grayfox Planning Meeting, Black River

2015Jun 13 Art on the River, Black River, Sea Cadets


News
2020Feb01: Winter Skills, YMCA, Physical Fitness

2020Jan01: General Ship Maintenance

2019Feb01: Sea Cadet Inspection at American Legion

2019Jan01: Winter skills, Seamanship

2018Dec01: Line Handling, Holiday Honors

2018Nov01: Engineering, Shipboard Light-off

2018Oct01: Seamanship Training

2018Sep01: AFS-1 Mars, Navy Reserve Leadership Training

2018Aug01: Boats For Vets, American Legion

2018Jul01: Engineering tests and Damage Control

2018Jun01: Tourist in Your Own Town, Honor Guard, Line Handling

2018May01: Seamanship

2018Apr01: Navy League Sunday, Honor Guard

2018Mar01: Energize all ship systems, engines, HVAC, and water.

2018Feb01: Winter skills, YMCA, Physical Fitness

2018Jan01: General ship maintenance

2017Dec01: Dress ship for holidays

2017Nov01: Winter skills, Seamanship

2017Oct01: Dive team survey hull

2017Sep01: Navy Reserve Leadership training

2017Aug01: General shipboard training

2017Jul01: Deck and Line Handling

2017Jun01: Prepare for Tourist in Your Own Town and Art on the River in Port Huron.

2017May01: Energize and test all ship, safety, fire, and security systems

2017Apr01: Spring cleaning and prepare for summer schedule.

2017Mar01: Energize all ship systems, engines, HVAC, and water.

2017Feb01: Outstanding mild weather for winter maintenance.

2017Jan01: Updates to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and ship winterization.

2016Nov01: Updates to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and ship winterization.

2016Oct01: Honor guard training and preparations for the USS Detroit commission.

2016Sep01: Evaluating underwater and aerial remote operating gadgets for environmental studies.

2016Aug01: NSCC wrapping up summer training schedule.

2016Jun01: Engines, generators, and ship systems have been tested and operational.

2016May01: We are testing and preparing all systems and equipment for a busy summer.

2016Apr01: We have the training syllabus completed and a Credential card that signifies training has been completed.  Navy League Sunday is a pivotal event.

2016Mar01: We are still working to keep the Grayfox active even though the weather is cold.

2016Feb01: Please contact us with your training requests.  We are preparing our schedule and plan for 2016.

2016Jan01: NSCC Winter Training opportunities are available.

2015Nov01: Training catalog updates are in progress.  NSCC Winter Training opportunities are available.

2015Oct01: The Grayfox team will be working with the Navy Recruiting District to support the Seaperch robotics competition in SE Michigan.  The competition will be in April 2016.

2015Sep01: The upcoming training will focus on crew training to secure ship systems and to winterize the ship.

2015Aug01: The Grayfox team is developing several new programs to expand the training opportunities to include adult education, partnering with educational institutions.  A catalog of future training will be distributed in the fall.

2015Jul01: Training has been focused on testing shipboard systems in addition to general shipboard training.  This has included engine operations and test, pipe patching, HVAC systems (heating, ventilation, air conditioning), and fire-fighting.

2015May04: Sea trials were completed on Apr 25-26 and the ship performed well.  A small number of discrepancies were identified.  Spring clean-up is in effect.

2015Apr20: Our summer training plan has been prepared, yet still fluid.  All of the Grayfox equipment has been tested and Sea Trials are planned.  The ship looks a bit Gray on the outside, cosmetics are planned.

2015Mar11: Summer training plans have been submitted to Navy Sea Cadet HQ and will be posted in their Summer Training program.  We are also planning several special training opportunities in the next month.

2015Jan23: The Grayfox training team is planning for 2015.  You should be submitting your wish list now, using the Event Request form.  We are coordinating with NSCC, a dive team, STEM team, and Canadian Sea Cadets for summer training.

2014Nov11: Many of the training syllabus are included on this page and on the NSSC Sea Cadet website.  The Grayfox team is working on a robust set of STEM training curriculum and advanced training for adult professionals.  Contact us if you would like to contribute.

Event Signups Will Appear Here As They're Announced
To request training on the Grayfox, please contact Brian Eickel

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