46th FRC Delivered Early Despite Hurricane Ida Hit

Bollinger Shipyards LLC (“Bollinger”) has delivered the newest Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter (“FRC”), the USCGC John Scheuerman, to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Florida nearly one week ahead of schedule despite a three week shutdown due to the significant damage sustained to Bollinger’s facilities during Hurricane Ida. The storm made landfall in late August near Port Fourchon, Louisiana…

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USCGC Robert Goldman Commissioned in Key West

March 15, 2021 – USCGC Robert Goldman (WPC 1142), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s second Sentinel-class cutter, was commissioned into service at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Friday. Vice Adm. Scott Buschman, the deputy commandant for operations, presided over the 42nd Sentinel-class cutter ceremony. The Robert Goldman is the second of six FRCs to be homeported in Manama, Bahrain, which will…

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First Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter in Guam Arrives

September 23, 2020 – Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) arrived at its new homeport in Santa Rita, Guam, Thursday. The crew of the Myrtle Hazard traveled from Key West, Florida to Guam, covering a distance of over 10,000 nautical miles during the two month journey. The new Fast Response Cutter (FRC) is the first of three scheduled to…

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U.S. Coast Guard Awards Four More Fast Response Cutters to Bollinger Shipyards

September 22, 2020 – The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded Bollinger Shipyards, LLC (“Bollinger”) four additional Sentinel-Class Fast Response Cutters (FRC). This announcement brings the total number of FRCs awarded to Bollinger up to 60 vessels since the program’s inception. The Coast Guard’s Program of Record is to procure 64 FRCs. “It’s a great honor to have the confidence of…

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