Coast Guard Barque Eagle to host Ancient Mariner Change-of-Watch Ceremony

Coast Guard Barque Eagle to host Ancient Mariner Change-of-Watch Ceremony
NEW LONDON, Conn. – A change-of-watch ceremony for the U.S. Coast Guard Gold and Silver Ancient Mariners is scheduled to take place aboard Barque Eagle at 10 a.m. Friday, May 2, 2014. The Gold (Officer) Ancient Mariner designation will pass from Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp to Rear Adm. Fred Midgette, and the Silver (Enlisted) Ancient Mariner designation held by Master Chief Petty Officer...

Coast Guard Names Next Silver Ancient Mariner

Washington – The Commandant of the Coast Guard has announced that BMCM Lloyd A. Pierce will assume the title of Silver Ancient Mariner from BMCM Steven B. Hearn on August 19, 2011 during a ceremony on the Coast Guard Cutter Kankakee. BMCM Hearn will be retiring after 30 years of exemplary service BMCM Pierce is currently the Command Master Chief at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. He has over 14...

Tenth Silver Ancient Mariner Named

Washington – Admiral Bob Papp, the Commandant of the Coast Guard, announced today the selection of Master Chief Petty Officer (MCPO) Steven B. Hearn as the tenth Silver (enlisted) Ancient Mariner since the inception of the program in 1978. MCPO Hearn will assume the title of Silver Ancient Mariner from MCPO Richard S. Vobornik during a ceremony at Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown, VA on...