Newest Coast Guard cutter arrives in San Diego

Newest Coast Guard cutter arrives in San Diego
The Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter Benjamin Bottoms arrives in San Diego April 26, 2019. The Bottoms is scheduled to be commissioned during a ceremony at Sector San Diego next week. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick Kelley) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard Cutter Benjamin Bottoms, the fourth California-based 154-foot Fast Response Cutter (FRC), arrived in San Diego, Friday, and will...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrives in Savannah, free public tours available

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrives in Savannah, free public tours available
Coast Guard Cutter Eagle transits down the Savannah River towards Savannah, Georgia, Mar. 15, 2019, alongside two Air Station Savannah helicopters.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson) SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrived in Savannah, Friday. Free public tours are available on Saturday, and Sunday before Eagle’s departure on Monday. Public tours of...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to arrive in Savannah Friday

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to arrive in Savannah Friday
Coast Guard Cutter Eagle file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” is scheduled to arrive in Savannah Friday, and be open to the public for tours during the weekend. At 295-feet in length, Eagle is the largest tall-ship flying the stars and stripes and the only active square-rigger in U.S. government service. Public...

El Tiburon Blanco to celebrate 50 years of maritime service

El Tiburon Blanco to celebrate 50 years of maritime service
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast transits under the Astoria-Megler Bridge, located in Astoria, Ore., while displaying “Never Sail Too Far” with their signal flags, Nov. 21, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast. Astoria, Ore. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast is scheduled to celebrate the cutter’s 50 years of maritime service...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle hosting free public tours this weekend

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle hosting free public tours this weekend
Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle in New London. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole Barger New London – The Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship” is scheduled to host free public tours this weekend at City Pier in New London, Connecticut. The free tours will be open at the following times: Friday: Noon to 5 p.m., public tours Saturday: 9-10...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrives in Norfolk, free public tours available

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrives in Norfolk, free public tours available
Coast Guard Cutter Eagle file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. NORFOLK, Va. — Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle arrived at Nauticus Pier in Norfolk, Virginia, Friday. Free public tours are available both Saturday and Sunday before Eagle’s departure on Monday. Tour Schedule: Saturday, Aug. 4 – DOD, DHS and first responder tours from 9 to 10 a.m.; Public tours from 10 a.m., to 4...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to visit Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to visit Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Eagle file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” will visit Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic from 9 to 12 June and San Juan, Puerto Rico from 15 to 20 June, where it will be open to free public tours. In the Dominican Republic, the Eagle will arrive at 10 a.m. to Sansoucí,...

Coast Guard Cutter Diligence to offer tours during North Carolina Azalea Festival

Coast Guard Cutter Diligence to offer tours during North Carolina Azalea Festival
The Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is shown moored in downtown Wilmington, N.C. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Marin. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is slated to offer tours and march during the 71st Annual North Carolina Azalea Festival from April 13 through April 15, 2018. Cutter Diligence is located at 109 N. Water St. and will be open to the...

Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo to hold free public tours in Mobile, Alabama

Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo to hold free public tours in Mobile, Alabama
Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lexie Preston. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is providing free public tours aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo during the Mardi Gras celebration Saturday and Sunday. The tours will be conducted February 10, 2018, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. and February 11, 2018, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The cutter will be located at The Gulf...