Tag: Smilax

Smilax becomes Queen of the Fleet

Coast Guard Cutter Smilax logo which designates the cutter Queen of the Fleet. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Posted by Cmdr. Glynn Smith on behalf of Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp. Gold Ancient Mariner Adm. Bob Papp and Silver Ancient Mariner Master Chief Petty Officer Steven Hearn pose with the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Smilax, the new Queen of the Fleet. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick

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“Queen of the Fleet” decommissions

CGC Acushnet

JUNEAU, Alaska – Acushnet arrives in Juneau Friday, Feb. 19, 2010 for a port visit before returning to their homeport of Ketchikan. The crew conducted 43 boardings of commercial vessels and assisted fishermen on the vessel Butterfly as it was taking on water south of Kodiak. Coast Guard photo by PA3 Walter Shinn. The “Queen

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