Coastal Riverine Group One Conducts Record Pacific Transit

January 3, 2019 – Two Mark VI patrol boats assigned to Coastal Riverine Group (CRG) 1, Detachment (Det.) Guam, completed a 500 nautical mile long-range transit, Dec. 28-29. The successful transit helped gauge the operational reach of the Mark VI patrol boats to provide reliable planning factors and considerations to navigate to Yap, Federated States of Micronesia. Mark VI patrol boats have been utilized recently during Super Typhoon Yutu relief efforts in Tinian and Saipan. They were instrumental in delivering service members from joint services, supplies and equipment that was…

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