Coast Guard to commission cutter named after heroic African-American woman

Coast Guard to commission cutter named after heroic African-American woman
Coast Guard Cutter Angela McShan file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard will hold a commissioning ceremony Saturday at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May for the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Angela McShan (WPC 1134), which is named after the first African-American female Master Chief Petty Officer. McShan joined the Coast Guard in 1979. She was the first...

Bollinger delivers FRC Coast Guard Cutter Angela McShan to the Coast Guard

Bollinger delivers FRC Coast Guard Cutter Angela McShan to the Coast Guard
Coast Guard Cutter Angela McShan photo by Bollinger Shipyards. LOCKPORT, La. – Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the Coast Guard Cutter Angela McShan, the 35th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard took delivery on the 1st of August, 2019 in Key West, Florida. Bollinger President & C.E.O. Ben Bordelon said, “We are very pleased to announce the latest FRC delivery,...

Coast Guard announces names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters

Coast Guard announces names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters
Cutter Bernard C. Webber (WPC-1101) was the first of the United States Coast Guard’s Fast Response Cutters. File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard has announced the names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters, each vessel being named for a deceased leader, trailblazer or hero of the Coast Guard and its predecessor services of the U.S....