Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo to hold free public tours in Mobile, Alabama

Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo to hold free public tours in Mobile, Alabama
Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lexie Preston. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is providing free public tours aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo during the Mardi Gras celebration Saturday and Sunday. The tours will be conducted February 10, 2018, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. and February 11, 2018, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The cutter will be located at The Gulf...

Coast Guard to conduct public tours of Cutter Bailey Barco, Thursday, Friday, in Juneau

Coast Guard to conduct public tours of Cutter Bailey Barco, Thursday, Friday, in Juneau
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco will conduct tours of the vessel in Juneau, Thursday and Friday. The Bailey Barco will be moored at the Intermediate Vessel Float behind the Port Field Office in downtown Juneau. Tours will be conducted from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4 to 6 p.m. both days. The Bailey Barco, homeported...

Coast Guard Barque Eagle to lead Grand Parade of Sail, arrival of tall ships for Sail Boston

Coast Guard Barque Eagle to lead Grand Parade of Sail, arrival of tall ships for Sail Boston
BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard Barque Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” will begin the Grand Parade of Sail into Boston Harbor at 9 a.m. Saturday when 56 sailing ships from around the world arrive for Sail Boston 2017. Led by Eagle, the parade of majestic tall ships will arrive in flotillas beginning from Broad Sound into the main channel of Boston Harbor, along the Boston waterfront,...

Coast Guard schedule to participate in annual Rose Festival in Portland

Coast Guard schedule to participate in annual Rose Festival in Portland
Coast Guard File Photo by Petty Officer Shawn Eggert PORTLAND, Ore. – Three Coast Guard cutter crews and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew are scheduled to participate in the annual Portland Rose Festival Fleet Week, June 7 to 11. The Coast Guard Cutters Alert, Bluebell and Orcas are participating in the annual Parade of Ships and will be open for free public tours while the helicopter crew will conduct...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to arrive in Port Canaveral, open for free tours

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to arrive in Port Canaveral, open for free tours
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” is scheduled to arrive Wednesday, May 31 in Port Canaveral. The ship will be moored for five days at Cruise Terminal 3, 220 Christopher Columbus Drive, Cape Canaveral, Fl 32920, and open for free, public tours. The tours schedule is as follows: Wednesday, May 31 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday, June...

Coast Guard Cutter Munro to host tours in Honolulu Saturday

Coast Guard Cutter Munro to host tours in Honolulu Saturday
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) is scheduled to host public tours at Aloha Tower in Honolulu, Saturday from 10 a.m. through 1 p.m. The Munro, homeported in Alameda, California, is the sixth Legend-class National Security Cutter of the Coast Guard and the second cutter named after Signalman First Class Douglas A. Munro, the only Coast Guard member to ever receive the Medal of Honor....

Coast Guard to host tours aboard cutters at Aloha Tower, Honolulu, as part of Pearl Harbor 75th

Coast Guard to host tours aboard cutters at Aloha Tower, Honolulu, as part of Pearl Harbor 75th
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is offering free public tours of two cutters as part of the observance of the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor at Aloha Tower in Honolulu Tuesday and Wednesday. Wednesday the Coast Guard Silent Drill Team will also perform in front of the cutter at Aloha Tower at 2 p.m. The Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island, a 110-foot patrol boat, will be moored at Aloha Tower Pier...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to Arrive in Baltimore Saturday morning

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to Arrive in Baltimore Saturday morning
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” is scheduled to arrive in Baltimore Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Eagle will moor up for two days at the Inner Harbor, on the pier across from the USS Constellation, and will be open for free public tours Sept. 18. Eagle will greet guests for a day before heading to the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore. Eagle has been underway since...

Coast Guard to welcome the Barque Eagle into New York

Coast Guard to welcome the Barque Eagle into New York
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to arrive in New York City, Thursday. Their voyage will commemorate 70-years since the original journey from northern Germany to New York. The Eagle was constructed in 1936 and was acquired from Germany as a war reparation following World War II. It is the only active commissioned sailing vessel in the armed services and is primarily used to train...