Tag: CGC Bernard C. Webber

Future Leaders: Graduating Coast Guard Academy basketball star readies for military career

Victoria Sutherland, a first class cadet at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, is a stand-out player on the Bears’ women’s basketball team. As a three-time all-conference selectee and 1,000-point scorer, she knows what it’s like to lead on the court. When she graduates in May, Sutherland will also be leading in the fleet as the deck watch officer aboard Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber, a fast response cutter homeported in Miami.

Welcome to the fleet, Bernard C. Webber!

Bernard C. Webber crewmembers man the rails at the ship’s commissioning ceremony. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. The journey of building Fast Response Cutter Bernard C. Webber is over. But its journey as a sentinel for our nation has just begun. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber has been

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First fast response cutter arrives in Miami

Coast Guard Cutter Webber, the service's first fast response cutter, arrives at Coast Guard Sector Miami. U.S. Coast Guard photo illustration. This year marks the 60th anniversary of one of the greatest search and rescue cases in the history of the Coast Guard, the Pendleton rescue. Due to the heroism, leadership and skill of Petty

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Coast Guard launches first fast response cutter

CGC Bernard C. Webber

Earlier today, the first of the Coast Guard’s fast response cutters, Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber, entered the water  and now sits pier-side in Lockport, La. The initial entry of the new cutter into water marks the beginning of its journey towards operating in support of vital missions throughout the Caribbean Sea and Gulf

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UPDATED: First Sentinel Class cutter named for CG hero Webber

The 153-foot long Sentinel-class patrol boat is capable of speeds of 28 plus knots. It is armed with one stabilized, remotely-operated 25mm chain gun and four crew-served .50 caliber machine guns. It has a crew capacity of 22 people and is able to perform independently for a minimum of five days at sea and be

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