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Posted: December 12, 2017 5:05 PM

Coast Guard Aligns Names with Hull Numbers for its Sentinel-class FRCs

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard has announced the names and corresponding hull numbers for its next 20 Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs), each vessel being named for a deceased leader, trailblazer or hero of the Coast Guard and its predecessor services of the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, the U.S. Lifesaving Service and the U.S. Lighthouse Service, according to a Dec. 12 Coast Guard release.

These namesakes include enlisted recipients of the Navy Cross Medal, the Silver Star Medal, the Bronze Star Medal, the Gold Lifesaving Medal, the Silver Lifesaving Medal, the Navy & Marine Corps Medal and the Purple Heart Medal.

The hull numbers and their corresponding names are listed below:
■ FRC 35 – USCGC Angela McShan
■ FRC 36 – USCGC Daniel Tarr
■ FRC 37 – USCGC Edgar Culbertson
■ FRC 38 – USCGC Harold Miller
■ FRC 39 – USCGC Myrtle Hazard
■ FRC 40 – USCGC Oliver Henry
■ FRC 41 – USCGC Charles Moulthrop
■ FRC 42 – USCGC Robert Goldman
■ FRC 43 – USCGC Frederick Hatch
■ FRC 44 – USCGC Glenn Harris
■ FRC 45 – USCGC Emlen Tunnell
■ FRC 46 – USCGC John Scheuerman
■ FRC 47 – USCGC Clarence Sutphin
■ FRC 48 – USCGC Pablo Valent
■ FRC 49 – USCGC Douglas Denman
■ FRC 50 – USCGC William Chadwick
■ FRC 51 – USCGC Warren Deyampert
■ FRC 52 – USCGC Maurice Jester
■ FRC 53 – USCGC John Patterson
■ FRC 54 – USCGC William Sparling

The FRCs are the mainstay of the Coast Guard’s coastal patrol fleet and will perform drug and migrant interdictions, ports, waterways and coastal security operations, fisheries patrols, search and rescue operations and national defense missions.



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