Boutwell is the third ship handed over to the Armed Forces of the Philippines the two other decommissioned cutters, the San Diego-based USCGC
WHEC-715 ex-Hamilton (BRP Gregorio del Pilar) and Charleston, South Carolina-based USCGC
ex-Dallas (WHEC-716) now known as BRP Ramon Alcaraz.
The most important role for the individual LSR is to know your customers' needs and the abilities of local providers to meet those needs," said Toshitatsu Yonei, NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka LSR assigned to support USCGC
In April, USCGC
Pea Island (WPB 1347) and USCGC
Decisive (WMEC 629), in cooperation with the Honduran navy, tracked a semi-sub suspected of smuggling cocaine in the western Caribbean.
And then there's the USCGC
Taney, the last surviving ship left from the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour that belatedly brought the Americans into World War II.
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Eastwind W-279: Joseph Quintiliani (508) 548-0329; USCGC
Jarvis: Walt Stanczyk (954) 979-3750; stanczyk1790@juno.
Dinsmore commanded the weather ship USCGC
The cutter, the third for the Philippines, is the US Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell, a sister ship to the BRP Gregorio del Pilar, formerly the USCGC
Hamilton, and the BRP Ramon Alcaraz, formerly the USCGC
Dallas, both of which had come from the United States.
Assateague (WPB 1337) and HSC-25 responded to a mayday call aboard a U.
During his military career, he served on the USCGC
BIBB and the WAGB Glacier.
Groves (FFG 29), USS San Jacinto (CG 56), USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), USCGC
Katherine Walker, and Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit were on hand to participate in the event.
The conference was composed of CTF 158 boarding team members from USS Howard (DDG 83), USS Chinook (PC 9), USS Whirlwind (PC 11), USCGC
Maui (WPB 1307), USCGC
Monomoy (WPH 1326) and HMAS Warramunga (F 152).