Coast Guard accepts Guam’s third fast response cutter

Coast Guard accepts Guam’s third fast response cutter
The Coast Guard accepts delivery of its newest Sentinel-class fast response cutter (FRC), the Coast Guard Cutter Frederick Hatch (WPC 1143), from Bollinger Shipyards in Key West, FL, Feb. 10, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Ensign Alexandra Hughes) SANTA RITA, Guam —The Coast Guard accepted delivery of its newest Sentinel-class fast response cutter (FRC), the Coast Guard Cutter Frederick...

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen off Northern Mariana Islands

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen off Northern Mariana Islands
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) rescued two fishermen aboard a 21-foot fishing vessel 128-miles west of Tinian, Dec. 1, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Navy) SANTA RITA, Guam — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) rescued two fishermen aboard a 21-foot fishing vessel 128-miles west off Tinian, Tuesday. The fishermen, missing since Thanksgiving...

Guam’s second Fast Response Cutter arrives in Apra Harbor

Guam’s second Fast Response Cutter arrives in Apra Harbor
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry arrives at the cutters new homeport in Santa Rita, Guam, Nov. 30, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 3rd Class Katherine Hays) SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry arrived at its new homeport in Santa Rita, Guam on Monday, following a 10,620 nautical mile journey from Florida. During the voyage to its new homeport...

Coast Guard accepts newest fast response cutter

Coast Guard accepts newest fast response cutter
The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the newest Sentinel-class fast response cutter (FRC), the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry (WPC-1140), from Bollinger Shipyards, July 30th, 2020. The 154-foot cutter is named after Oliver T. Henry, Jr., an African American enlisted Coast Guardsman who served from 1940-1966 and was the first to break the color barrier of a then segregated service. (U.S. Coast Guard...

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....