Coast Guard commissions fourth Fast Response Cutter at Base Miami Beach

Southeastern Coast Guard NewsThe Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered was commissioned Feb. 15, 2013 at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla.

The cutter Robert Yered is the fourth commissioned Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters named after Coast Guard enlisted heroes. and is capable of conducting missions such as ports, waterways and coastal security, fishery patrols, drug and illegal migrant law enforcement, search and rescue, and national-defense operations.

Rear Adm. William D. Baumgartner, commander of the Coast Guard Seventh District, speaks of Robert Yereds heroism during the commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., Feb.15, 2013. The cutter Robert Yered is the fourth of six Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters named after Coast Guard enlisted heroes commissioned. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon-Paul Rios.

Rear Adm. William D. Baumgartner, commander of the Seventh Coast Guard District, speaks of Robert Yered’s heroism during the commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., Feb.15, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon-Paul Rios.

Lori Geddis, sponsor of the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered, receives a gift from Chris B. Bollinger, Executive Vice President of new construction at Bollinger Shipyards, during the cutter Robert Yereds commissioning ceremony at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., Feb. 15, 2013. Geddis is the daughter of Robert Yered who passed away in 2009 at the age of 69. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon-Paul Rios.

Lori Geddis, sponsor of the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered, receives a gift from Chris B. Bollinger, executive vice president of new construction at Bollinger Shipyards, during the cutter Robert Yered’s commissioning ceremony at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., Feb. 15, 2013. Geddis is the daughter of Robert Yered, who passed away in 2009 at the age of 69. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon-Paul Rios.

George J. Yered Sr., father of Robert Yered, hands the long glass to Chief Petty Officer Stephen A. Kelly during the commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., Feb. 15, 2013. and other surviving family members of Robert Yered. The passing of the glass traditionally symbolizes the officer of the decks authority in passing the first watch. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon-Paul Rios.

George J. Yered Sr., father of Robert Yered, hands the long glass to Chief Petty Officer Stephen A. Kelly during the commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., Feb. 15, 2013. The passing of the glass traditionally symbolizes the officer of the deck’s authority in passing the first watch. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon-Paul Rios.

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Yered man the cutter for the first time after its commissioning and salute symbolizing they have officially manned their stations Feb. 15, 2013. The cutter Robert Yered is capable of conducting missions such as ports, waterways and coastal security, fishery patrols, drug and illegal migrant law enforcement, search and rescue, and national-defense operations. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon-Paul Rios.

The crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter Yered man the rail of the cutter for the first time and salute during its commissioning ceremony, symbolizing they have officially manned their stations Feb. 15, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon-Paul Rios.

 

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