Coast Guard commissions Cutter Pablo Valent

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Pablo Valent
Crew members of the Coast Guard Cutter Pablo Valent man the ship during the commissioning ceremony at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Florida May 11, 2022.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Ayla Hudson. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard commissioned the 48th Sentinel-class fast response cutter (FRC) Pablo Valent (WPC 1148) into service at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg,...

Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg will receive first fast response cutter

Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg will receive first fast response cutter
Coast Guard Cutter Pablo Valent. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla – Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg will welcome their first 154-foot fast response cutter (FRC), Sunday. Coast Guard Cutter Pablo Valent, a Sentinel-class vessel, will arrive at its new homeport where the crew will begin training to become certified in law enforcement and rescue operations. Pablo Valent is...

Decommissioning the Coast Guard Cutter Brant

Decommissioning the Coast Guard Cutter Brant
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Brant was decommissioned in St. Petersburg, Florida, March 17, 2022.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Ayla Hudson. St. Petersburg, FL – Just shy of 20 years old, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Brant was decommissioned in St. Petersburg, Florida, March 17, 2022. Like the other Marine Protector-Class Coastal Patrol Boats (CPB), Brant was built in the...

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....