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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Fast Response Cutter Conducts Pacific Ocean Patrol

June 16, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) returned home to Guam following a successful 37-day, expeditionary patrol supporting Operation Blue Pacific and Operation 365 to prevent, detect, and suppress illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing in Oceania and strengthen bonds with partners throughout Micronesia. In concert with regional fishery advisory and management organizations including the Pacific…

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Guam’s Second Fast Response Cutter Arrives

November 30, 2020 – Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) arrived at her homeport in Santa Rita, Guam on Monday, following a 10,620 nautical mile journey from Florida. During the voyage to its new homeport the crew of the Oliver Henry participated in drug interdiction operations in the Eastern Pacific while also assisting in a search for an overdue…

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Bollinger Delivers 40th Fast Response Cutter

July 30, 2020 – Bollinger Shipyards LLC (“Bollinger”) has delivered the USCGC OLIVER HENRY to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Florida. This is the 163rd vessel Bollinger has delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard over a 35-year period and the 40th Fast Response Cutter (“FRC”) delivered under the current program. The USCGC OLIVER HENRY is the second of…

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