Disappearance of Jim Gray

Paul Galante filed this request with the Coast Guard of the United States of America.
Due April 4, 2018
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Paul Galante

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Any records, including but not limited to emails, memos, and investigative reports, of the Coast Guard's involvement in the search and rescue efforts for James Nicholas Gray aka Jim Gray (b. 1/12/1944 - declared legally dead 1/28/2012), who disappeared along with the vessel Tenacious on January 28, 2007 in San Fransisco Bay, headed to the Farallon Islands. Please include any correspondence between the Coast Guard and the Friends of Jim Gray Group.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Paul Galante

From: Coast Guard

Dear Mr. Galante,
This acknowledges receipt of your March 07, 2018, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG).
Your request was received on March 07, 2018 and has been assigned FOIA[PA] number 2018-CGFO-01143.
We have queried the appropriate component of the USCG for responsive records. If any responsive records are located, they will be reviewed for determination of releasability. Please be assured that one of the processors in our office will respond to your request as expeditiously as possible. We appreciate your patience as we proceed with your request.
You may check the status of your request by entering FOIA[PA] request number 2018-CGFO-01143 into the following site: http://www.dhs.gov/foia-status Request status is updated and refreshed on a nightly basis electronically.
You may contact this office via telephone at 202-475-3522 or via email at EFOIA@uscg.mil if you have any further questions. (mailto:EFOIA@uscg.mil)
U.S. Coast Guard
FOIA/PA Office