Guam’s first Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter arrives at Apra Harbor

Guam's first Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter arrives at Apra Harbor
Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard file photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class MacAdam Kane Weissman HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) arrived at its new homeport in Santa Rita, Guam, Thursday. The crew of the Myrtle Hazard traveled from Key West, Florida to Guam, covering a distance of over 10,000 nautical miles during the two month journey. The new Fast Response...

Coast Guard accepts delivery of Cutter Edgar Culbertson

Coast Guard accepts delivery of Cutter Edgar Culbertson
Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson file photo by Bollinger Shipyards Washington, DC – The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson in Key West, Florida, Feb. 6. The Culbertson is the 37th fast response cutter (FRC) delivered to the Coast Guard. It will be the second of three FRCs stationed in Galveston, Texas. Petty Officer 1st class Edgar Culbertson, the cutter’s...

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Daniel Tarr in Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Daniel Tarr in Galveston, Texas
The Coast Guard Daniel Tarr is moored at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, during its commissioning ceremony Jan. 10, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector Houston-Galveston Drone Team. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard held a commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Daniel Tarr, the service’s 36th fast response cutter, at Coast Guard Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, Friday. Vice...

Coast Guard announces naming of new cutters after USCG Reserve 9/11 heroes

Coast Guard announces naming of new cutters after USCG Reserve 9/11 heroes
Adm. Karl Schultz, Coast Guard commandant, announced Nov. 12, in New York City that two new cutters will be named in honor of Port Security Specialist 2nd Class Vincent Danz and Machinery Technician 1st Class Jeffrey Palazzo.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Hightower) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard announced today that two of its new Sentinel-Class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs)...

Coast Guard releases names of next 10 Fast Response Cutters

Coast Guard releases names of next 10 Fast Response Cutters
Coast Guard Acquisition Directorate Seal. Washington, DC – The Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutters (FRC), the Coast Guard’s fleet of multi-mission ships that perform drug and migrant interdiction; ports, waterways and coastal security; fishery patrols; search and rescue; and national defense, efficiently and proudly complete domestic and international operations on a daily basis. Continuing...

Coast Guard to commission cutter named after heroic African-American woman

Coast Guard to commission cutter named after heroic African-American woman
Coast Guard Cutter Angela McShan file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard will hold a commissioning ceremony Saturday at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May for the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Angela McShan (WPC 1134), which is named after the first African-American female Master Chief Petty Officer. McShan joined the Coast Guard in 1979. She was the first...

Coast Guard commissions newest fast response cutter William Hart in Honolulu

Coast Guard commissions newest fast response cutter William Hart in Honolulu
Margaret Hart Davis, the sponsor of the Coast Guard Cutter William Hart, brings the cutter to life with Lt. Cmdr. Laura Foster, the cutters commanding officer, during a commissioning ceremony at Base Honolulu, Sept. 26, 2019. Davis is the daughter of William Hart who was a Gold lifesaving medal recipient and a World War II veteran. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU...

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward returns from patrol with 2,800 pounds of cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward returns from patrol with 2,800 pounds of cocaine
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward returns to its homeport at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach in San Pedro, California after a successful counter narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Aug. 29, 2019  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Ian Gray) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward (WPC-1130) returned from their first patrol of the drug transit zones...

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle commissioned in San Juan

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle commissioned in San Juan
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle (WPC-1133) was commissioned into service Saturday during a ceremony at U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Joseph Doyle is the thirty-third Fast Response Cutter FRC to be commissioned in the Coast Guard and the seventh to be assigned to Sector San Juan and homeported in Puerto Rico. “Today we make history as we welcome...