Coast Guard decommissions Bahrain-based Cutters Aquidneck and Adak

Coast Guard decommissions Bahrain-based Cutters Aquidneck and Adak
Coast Guardsmen present pennants from the USCGC Adak (WPB 1333) and USCGC Aquidneck (WPB 1309) during the decommissioning ceremony for Adak and Aquidneck onboard Naval Support Activity Bahrain, June 15.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dawson Roth) MANAMA, Bahrain — After more than 30 years of active service, Coast Guard Island-class patrol boats USCGC Aquidneck (WPB...

Hamilton concludes operations with U.S. Navy Sixth Fleet

Hamilton concludes operations with U.S. Navy Sixth Fleet
Members from Malta armed forces observe how the Coast Guard conducts helicopter operations aboard the Legend-class cutter USCGC Hamilton, May 17, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sydney Phoenix) MEDITERRANEAN SEA — The Legend-class national security Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton transited out of the Mediterranean Sea, concluding the crew’s recent operations in the U.S. Navy...

Fast response cutters Charles Moulthrope and Robert Goldman join PATFORSWA

Fast response cutters Charles Moulthrope and Robert Goldman join PATFORSWA
Fast response cutters USCGC Robert Goldman and USCGC Charles Moulthrope and patrol boats USCGC Maui and Adak transit the Arabian Gulf en route to Bahrain, May 24.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Logan Kaczmarek) Story by U.S. Navy 5th Fleet Public Affairs MANAMA, Bahrain — U.S. Coast Guard Sentinel-class fast response cutters USCGC Charles Moulthrope (WPC 1141) and Robert Goldman (WPC 1142) arrived...

Coast Guard builds ties with partners in Tunisia

Coast Guard builds ties with partners in Tunisia
Coast Guard Cutter Charles Moulthrope seen from the Tunisian navy vessel Jugurtha (P 610) during a boarding exercise in the Mediterranean Sea on April 23, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sydney Niemi) TUNIS, Tunisia — The Sentinel-class fast response cutters USCGC Charles Moulthrope (WPC 1141) and USCGC Robert Goldman (WPC 1142) departed Tunis after a routine logistics visit...

Coast Guard visits partners in Athens, Greece

Coast Guard visits partners in Athens, Greece
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Goldman (WPC 1142) arrives in Athens, Greece on April 26, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sydney Niemi) ATHENS, Greece — The Sentinel-class fast response Coast Guard Cutters Charles Moulthrope (WPC 1141) and Robert Goldman (WPC 1142) arrived in Athens for a routine logistics visit and key leader engagements, April 29, 2021. “A common theme...

Coast Guard ships depart Puerto Rico on mission to strengthen Trans-Atlantic ties

Coast Guard ships depart Puerto Rico on mission to strengthen Trans-Atlantic ties
The Legend-class national security cutter USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) with the Sentinel-class fast response cutters USCGC Charles Moulthrope (WPC 1141) and USCGC Robert Goldman (WPC 1142) departed Puerto Rico to transit the North Atlantic to Europe, April 1, 2021. Hamilton is escorting the fast response cutters across the Atlantic before conducting a patrol in the U.S. Navy’s Sixth Fleet area of responsibility...

Coast Guard commissions first PATFORSWA Sentinel-class cutter

Coast Guard commissions first PATFORSWA Sentinel-class cutter
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Charles Moulthrope prepare to bring the ship to life during a commissioning ceremony at Coast Guard Base Portsmouth, Va., Jan. 21, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Stanton/Released) PORTSMOUTH, Va., — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Moulthrope (WPC 1141), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s first Sentinel-class cutter, was commissioned into...

Coast Guard to commission 41st Fast Response Cutter

Coast Guard to commission 41st Fast Response Cutter
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard will commission the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Moulthrope (WPC 1141), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s first Sentinel-class cutter, into service at Coast Guard Base Portsmouth, Thursday at 1 p.m. EST. Due to COVID mitigation, in-person attendance is limited. Anyone interested in viewing the ceremony live may do so at http://bit.ly/WPC1411Com. Adm. Karl Schultz,...

Coast Guard accepts 41st fast response cutter

Coast Guard accepts 41st fast response cutter
Coast Guard Cutter Charles Moulthrope file photo. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Key West – The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the 41st fast response cutter (FRC), Coast Guard Cutter Charles Moulthrope, in Key West, Florida, on Thursday. It will be the first of six planned FRCs stationed in Manama, Bahrain. Stationing FRCs in Bahrain supports Patrol Forces Southwest Asia (PATFORSWA), the Coast Guard’s...