Coast Guard cutters to arrive in Portland, Ore., for Rosefest

PORTLAND, Ore. – Five Coast Guard cutters and a motor life boat are scheduled to arrive in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, June 2, in celebration of Rosefest.

Coast Guard Cutters Fir and Alert, homeported in Astoria, Ore., Coast Guard Cutter Bluebell and Motor Life Boat Triumph from Portland, Ore., as well as Coast Guard Cutters Henry Blake and Blue Shark, both out of Everett, Wash., are scheduled to arrive at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park on the Willamette River, just north of the Morrison Bridge, at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 2.

The cutters and motor life boat will remain at Tom McCall Waterfront Park through Sunday and are scheduled to be open to the public at the following times:

  • Thursday, June 3, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Friday, June 4, 9:00-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 5, 12:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 6, 9:00 -11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3:30 p.m.

The Coast Guard cordially invites the public to come aboard.

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