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...