First SAR Event for PCU Midgett

July 8, 2019 – The Coast Guard Cutter Midgett, which left the shipyard in June and had not yet been commissioned, was transiting off North Carolina when the Coast Guard learned of a 70-year-old man in need of assistance aboard a 62-foot disabled sailboat, 50 miles east of Cape Hatteras, Saturday evening. “It was fortunate that a pre-commissioned Coast Guard cutter was the closest vessel and could be involved with its first search and rescue case, staying with the sailboat until a mission ready cutter arrived,” said Chief Petty Officer…

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Bollinger delivers the 28th Fast Response Cutter

Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the USCGC NATHAN BRUCKENTHAL, the 28th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the U.S. Coast Guard.The Coast Guard took delivery on the 29th of March, 2018 in Key West, Florida.The vessel’s commissioning is scheduled for July, 2018 in Washington D.C. We are proud to announce the delivery of the latest FRC, the USCGC NATHAN BRUCKENTHAL,” said Ben Bordelon, Bollinger President & C.E.O. “This FRC built by Bollinger Shipyards will be the second FRC to be stationed in Atlantic Beach, NC.Previous cutters have been stationed around the nation…

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