Coast Guard to decommission Cutter Sherman

Coast Guard to decommission Cutter Sherman
Cutter Sherman – Coast Guard File Photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard will hold a decommissioning ceremony Thursday, March 22, at Coast Guard Base Honolulu for the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sherman (WHEC 720), the Coast Guard’s ninth High Endurance Cutter. Vice Adm. Fred Midgette, commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area, will preside over the ceremony. Sherman’s operational resume includes action...

Coast Guard holds decommissioning ceremony for cutters Cushing, Nantucket in Atlantic Beach, NC

Coast Guard holds decommissioning ceremony for cutters Cushing, Nantucket in Atlantic Beach, NC
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Nantucket stands at attention during the ship’s decommissioning ceremony in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, March 8, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jasmine Mieszala) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard held a joint decommissioning ceremony Wednesday for cutters Cushing and Nantucket in Atlantic Beach. The ceremony honored 30 years of the...

Coast Guard to hold decommissioning ceremony for cutters Cushing and Nantucket

Coast Guard to hold decommissioning ceremony for cutters Cushing and Nantucket
Coast Guard Cutter Nantucket file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. —The Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a joint decommissioning ceremony Wednesday for cutters Cushing and Nantucket in Atlantic Beach. The ceremony is scheduled to be held at Coast Guard Sector Field Office Fort Macon, located at 2301 E Fort Macon Rd., Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, at 1 p.m. Cutters Cushing and Nantucket are 110-foot Island...

Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell decommissioned after more than 47 years of service

Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell decommissioned after more than 47 years of service
The crew of the 378-foot Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell mans the rails for the last time during the decommissioning of the ship at Naval Base San Diego, March 16, 2016. After 47 years of service, the crew will prepare the ship for a foreign military sale and transfer to the Philippine navy. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Rob Simpson. SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell was...

Coast Guard Cutter Rush decommissioned after 45 years of service

Coast Guard Cutter Rush decommissioned after 45 years of service
HONOLULU – The Coast Guard held a decommissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Rush at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Tuesday. The ceremony honored 45 years of Rush’s service to the Coast Guard. Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray, Coast Guard Pacific Area commander, presided over the event. Since the cutter was launched in 1968, it has served the U.S. in a variety of roles including defense operations...

Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin to be decommissioned Monday

Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin to be decommissioned Monday
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – A decommissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin is scheduled for 10 a.m., Monday, at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Pier Papa in North Charleston, S.C. The ceremony will honor 45 years of service by the Gallatin, a 378-foot high endurance cutter homeported at the FLETC. Vice Adm. Robert C. Parker, commander, Coast Guard Atlantic Area, will preside over...

Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis transferred to Bangladesh navy

Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis transferred to Bangladesh navy
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis, a 378-foot High Endurance Cutter homeported in Alameda, was decommissioned and transferred to the Bangladesh navy as the BNS Somudra Joy during a ceremony on Coast Guard Island in Alameda Thursday. A 20-member team from the Bangladesh navy, led by prospective commanding officer Capt. Mohammad Nazmul Karim Kislu, arrived in Alameda in March to begin...

Coast Guard Cutter Dallas to be decommissioned Friday

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – A decommissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Dallas is to be held at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Pier Papa, in North Charleston, S.C., Friday at 10 a.m. The Dallas, a 378-foot high endurance cutter homeported in Charleston, will be decommissioned after 45-years of service in a ceremony presided over by Vice. Adm. Robert C. Parker, commander, Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Cutter Chase to be decommissioned March 29

SAN DIEGO – A decommissioning ceremony for one of the Coast Guard’s 378-foot high endurance cutters will be held at Pier 4, at Naval Base San Diego, Tuesday, March 29, at 10 a.m. The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Chase, homeported in San Diego, will be decommissioned after 43-years of service in a ceremony presided over by Vice Adm. Manson K. Brown, commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area. The fourth of...