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2024 PRESS RELEASES/OTHER NEWS

FEBRUARY

The U.S. Coast Guard has decommissioned the 210' medium endurance cutter USCGC Steadfast WMEC-623 after 56 years of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

MARCH

The U.S. Coast Guard has commissioned the newest Fast Response Cutter, Melvin Bell (WPC-1155), in New London, CT on March 28th. The USCGC Melvin Bell is the 6th and final FRC to be assigned to Boston.

APRIL

The U.S. Coast Guard has commissioned the 10th National Security Cutter, USCGC Calhoun WMSL-759. The National Security cutter is 418' in length and replaced the aging 378' Hamilton Class High Endurance Cutters. It will be home ported in Charleston, SC. There is 1 more NSC under construction with an option for a 12th. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Coast Guard Cutter Orcas decommissioned after 35 years of service in Coos Bay, Oregon. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

U.S Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa decommissioned after 34 years of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

MAY

The U.S. Coast Guard has decommissioned the 87' cutters USCGC Sea Dog and USCGC Sea Dragon. CLICK FOR ARTICLE




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