US Coast Guard Commissions 47th Sentinel Class Cutter

The U.S. Coast Guard commissioned the USCGC Clarence Sutphin Jr. (WPC 1147), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s (PATFORSWA) sixth 154-foot Sentinel-class cutter, into service at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City, Thursday. Vice Adm. Steven Poulin, U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area commander, presided over the ceremony. The cutter’s namesake is Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Clarence Sutphin…

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Comfort Underway to Support City of New York

March 29, 2020 – USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), departed Naval Station Norfolk today for New York City in support of the nation’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) response efforts. The ship will serve as a referral hospital for patients not infected with COVID-19, providing a full spectrum of medical care to include general surgeries, critical care and ward care for adults,…

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