US Coast Guard announces names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters


U.S. Coast Guard

Sunday, December 31, 2017


WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard has announced the names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters, 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.

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 Fast Response Cutters 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. For more information on the Fast Response Cutters, please go to http://www.dcms.uscg.mil/Our-Organization/Assistant-Commandant-for-Acquisitions-CG-9/Programs/Surface/Fast-Resposne-Cutters.