Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to visit Salem, Massachusetts

Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle file photo by U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ruben Reed

Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle file photo by U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ruben Reed

The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, ‘America’s Tall Ship,’ is scheduled to visit Salem, Massachusetts, Aug. 9-12 and will be offering free public tours.

The 295-foot Barque Eagle is set to dock at the Salem Ferry Terminal Friday, Aug. 9, and will have the following free and public tour schedule:

  • Friday, Aug. 9: 12 – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 10: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, Aug. 11: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

First responders and military members will be able to tour the Eagle from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

A permanent crew of eight officers and 57 enlisted personnel maintain the Eagle and guide Coast Guard Academy cadets through an underway and in-port training schedule, dedicated to learning the skills of navigation, damage control, watch-standing, engineering, and deck seamanship.

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