Coast Guard schedules commissioning ceremony for Cutter Lawrence Lawson

Coast Guard schedules commissioning ceremony for Cutter Lawrence Lawson
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard will hold a commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson, the second 154-foot Fast Response Cutter to be homeported in Cape May, New Jersey, at 10 a.m., March 18, 2017. The commissioning of a ship is an age-old tradition where the vessel is assigned to active service and the crew ceremoniously reports aboard to accept their positions that will be...

Coast Guard Accepts Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco, 22nd Fast Response Cutter

Coast Guard Accepts Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco, 22nd Fast Response Cutter
The decsendants of Bailey Barcopose for a photo with the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco  Feb. 7, 2017 at the signing over ceremony to the Coast Guard in Key West, Florida. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally. Washington, DC – The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the 22nd fast response cutter (FRC), Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco, in Key West, Florida,...

Coast Guard accepts delivery of fast response cutter Winslow Griesser

Coast Guard accepts delivery of  fast response cutter Winslow Griesser
The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the service’s newest fast response cutter, Winslow Griesser, in Key West, Fla., Dec. 23, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Landon Elliott. The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the 16th fast response cutter, the Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser, in Key West, Florida, Dec. 23. The cutter’s commissioning is scheduled for March 2016 in San Juan, Puerto Rico,...

Coast Guard holds dedication ceremony for new support facility

Coast Guard holds dedication ceremony for new support facility
Representatives from the 14th Coast Guard District and Coast Guard Base Honolulu, participate in a building dedication ceremony of a new building at Sand Island to support the Fast Response Cutters (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) HONOLULU — Representatives from the 14th Coast Guard District, Coast Guard Base Honolulu and Mortenson Federal Contracting Group participated in a dedication ceremony, Friday,...

Coast Guard Cutter William Trump commissioning ceremony held at Sector Key West

Coast Guard Cutter William Trump commissioning ceremony held at Sector Key West
Key West, FL – The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump was commissioned during a ceremony at Coast Guard Sector Key West Saturday Jan. 24, 2015. The Trump is the 11th fast response cutter in the Coast Guard fleet. Rear Adm. Jake Korn served as the presiding official at the Cutter William Trump commissioning ceremony. Each fast response cutter is named for an enlisted Coast Guard hero who distinguished...

12th Fast Response Cutter Delivered To Coast Guard

12th Fast Response Cutter Delivered To Coast Guard
The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the 12th Sentinel-class fast response cutter, Isaac Mayo, in Key West, Florida, earlier this month. The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo, the sixth fast response cutter to be based in Key West, Florida, arrives at its home port for the first time. U.S. Coast Guard photo. The ship is the sixth FRC to be based in Key West. Its commissioning is scheduled for March 2015....

Coast Guard groundbreaking ceremony recogizes new support facility

Coast Guard groundbreaking ceremony recogizes new support facility
HONOLULU — Representatives from the 14th Coast Guard District, Coast Guard Base Honolulu and Mortenson Federal Contracting Group participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a new building at Coast Guard Base Honolulu to support the 2017 arrival of the Coast Guard’s new Fast Response Cutters, Wednesday. Remarks were presented by Capt. Patrick McElligatt, Coast Guard Base...

Coast Guard exercises option to acquire six more fast response cutters

WASHINGTON ­– The Coast Guard received approval this week to move forward on the production and eventual deployment of up to 30 fast response cutters after the cutter class completed the initial operational test and evaluation phase this past month. This means the Coast Guard may continue to acquire the FRC as the budget allows and that new plans are in place to support new cutters as they are...

Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell arrives in Miami prior to commissioning

Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell arrives in Miami prior to commissioning
MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell, the fifth of the service’s planned 58 Fast Response Cutters in the Sentinel Class and the first of its class to be named after a female Coast Guard heroine, arrived at her homeport of Coast Guard Sector Miami, Fla., Sunday. Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell is scheduled for commissioning in New Orleans on June 1, 2013. The location of...