Coast Guard commissions fast response cutter Emlen Tunnell

Coast Guard commissions fast response cutter Emlen Tunnell
The crew of the USCGC Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145) renders a hand salute during the commissioning of the Tunnell in Philadelphia on Oct. 15, 2021. The Tunnell is the Coast Guard’s 45th Sentinel-class fast response cutter. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Breanna Centeno/Released.) PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Coast Guard commissioned the Coast Guard Cutter Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145), Coast...

Coast Guard to commission 45th Sentinel-class cutter

Coast Guard to commission 45th Sentinel-class cutter
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard will commission the Coast Guard Cutter Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s fourth Sentinel-class cutter, into service at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia at 10 a.m. ET. Due to COVID mitigation, in-person attendance is limited, and the event is not open to the public. Adm. Karl Schultz, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, will preside...