Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to be featured in Parade of Sail

LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to participate in the 2008 Parade of Sails here. The Eagle will lead 12 other ships as they sail into Los Angles Harbor through Angels Gate. The Festival of Sail will begin at 10 a.m. August 15, and will sail through the gate into the Port of Los Angeles. A 100-yard moving safety zone around each vessel participating in the Festival...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to make LA port call

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” is scheduled to arrive in the Port of Los Angeles as a part of its West Coast tour Aug. 1. Free tours of the 295-foot, three-masted sailing ship are scheduled to be available to the public Friday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The ship will be...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle Promotes Reading in Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle and First Book, the Coast Guard’s signature charity, today hosted children’s story time and tours aboard the Eagle upon its visit to San Francisco for the Festival of Sail celebration. For every person who visits the Eagle during its port call in San Francisco, Scholastic, Inc. will donate a book to a disadvantaged child in the community....

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to make LA port call

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” is scheduled to arrive in the Port of Los Angeles as a part of its West Coast tour Aug. 1. Free tours of the 295-foot, three-masted sailing ship are scheduled to be available to the public Friday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The ship will be...

Old Guard Meets The Future In San Francisco Bay

SAN FRANCISCO – In a historic rendezvous, the Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle, and the cutter Bertholf passed along side each other near the San Francisco Ferry Terminal today. The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is a three-masted barque, and carries square-rigged sails on the fore and main masts. The sailing vessel is 295 feet long, can attain speeds of up to 17 knots under full sail, and has the capacity...

Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle Podcast

Petty Officer Tara Molle of the District 13 Public Affairs Staff hosts a special podcast on the Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle.

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to visit Seattle

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle, also know as “America’s Tall Ship”, is scheduled to make a one day stopover Tuesday in Seattle on its way to participate in the Tall Ships Tacoma 2008 event. Two World War II era Coast Guard vessels with Puget Sound historical connections and another from the Vietnam War era will escort the square-rigged Eagle into Elliot Bay. The...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle visits Astoria – Video

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is escorted up the Columbia River by 47-foot motor lifeboat crews from Station Cape Disappointment and the National Motor Lifeboat School Thursday. The Eagle arrived after spending 17 days at sea while transiting from San Diego, Calif., and being underway for over two months since departing homeport in New London, Conn. The Eagle’s crew has spent...

America’s Tall Ship to arrive in Astoria, Oregon Thursday

PACIFIC OCEAN – The only square-rigged sailing vessel presently active in the U.S. fleet is scheduled to sail into Astoria, Ore., Thursday at approximately 10 a.m. and will depart Monday, June 16, at approximately 2 p.m. The Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle will be open for free public tours Thursday 2 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. –...