New Coast Guard Cutters Visit Lebanon

Two U.S. Coast Guard fast response cutters arrived in Beirut, Lebanon for a scheduled port visit July 25, marking their arrival to the Middle East after departing the United States and transiting the Mediterranean Sea. Fast response cutters USCGC John Scheuerman (WPC 1146) and USCGC Clarence Sutphin Jr. (WPC 1147) are the newest additions to a slate of Coast Guard…

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Coast Guard Commissions 46th Sentinel-class Cutter

The U.S. Coast Guard commissioned the USCGC John Scheuerman (WPC 1146), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s (PATFORSWA) fifth 154-foot Sentinel-class cutter, into service at the Port of Tampa in Tampa, Florida, Wednesday. Adm. Karl Schultz, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, presided over the ceremony. Mrs. Nancy Vannoy, John Scheuerman’s niece, is the ship’s sponsor. The cutter’s namesake is Seaman 1st…

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USCGC John Scheuerman to Commission February 23 in Tampa

The U.S. Coast Guard will commission the USCGC John Scheuerman (WPC-1146), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s fifth Sentinel-class cutter, into service at Tampa at 10 a.m. ET February 23. Due to COVID mitigation, in-person attendance is limited, and the event is not open to the public. Adm. Karl L. Schultz, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, will preside over the ceremony.…

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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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