USCG Commissions Trio of Fast Response Cutters in Guam

The Coast Guard’s three newest Fast Response Cutters were commissioned July 29th during a ceremony presided over by Adm. Karl Schultz, the Coast Guard’s commandant. The Coast Guard Cutters Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139), Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) and Frederick Hatch (WPC 1143) were commissioned during a rare triple-commissioning ceremony at their new homeport at Coast Guard Forces Micronesia Sector Guam.…

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USCGC Myrtle Hazard Delivers Emergency Supplies to Palau After Typhoon Surigae

April 26, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) delivered emergency supplies including water and food to the island of Kayangel, Saturday. The mission was in response to a national emergency declared by President Surangel Whipps Jr. of Palau after Typhoon Surigae devastated the region last week. “Today, our crew had a unique opportunity to conduct one of…

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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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