Coast Guard formally accepts fifth national security cutter

Coast Guard formally accepts fifth national security cutter
​Capt. Andrew Tiongson, commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter James, signs paperwork that formally accepts delivery of the Cutter James, next to Ashley Lewis, Coast Guard head of contracting activity, during a ceremony on the flight deck of the cutter at the Ingalls Shipbuilding yard in Pascagoula, Miss., June 5, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlos Vega) PORTSMOUTH,...

Fabrication Starts For Coast Guard’s Seventh National Security Cutter

Fabrication Starts For Coast Guard’s Seventh National Security Cutter
Fabrication of the Coast Guard’s seventh national security cutter, Kimball, officially began Jan. 19 at Ingalls Shipbuilding. This milestone marks the start of the production process and is traditionally held after 100 tons of steel for the ship have been cut during pre-fabrication. Celebrating the start of fabrication for the seventh national security cutter, Kimball, at Ingalls Shipbuilding are,...

Ingalls Shipbuilding Launches Fourth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter

Ingalls Shipbuilding Launches Fourth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter
PASCAGOULA, Miss – Ingalls Shipbuilding launched the company’s fourth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter (NSC),Hamilton (WMSL 753), on Saturday. “Launching a ship involves quite a bit of logistics, and our team pulled this off in a very safe and efficient manner,” said Ingalls’ NSC Program Manager Jim French. “It’s a weeklong process to first translate...