MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Fourth New England-based Fast Response Cutter to be commissioned in Portland

united states coast guard 

News Release  

U.S. Coast Guard 1st District Northeast
Contact: 1st District Public Affairs
1st District online newsroom


08/08/2023 10:36 AM EDT

The Coast Guard Cutter John Patterson (WPC-1153) is scheduled to be commissioned during a ceremony Thursday at 10 a.m. Media interested in attending the ship’s commissioning ceremony are requested to RSVP with no later than 4 p.m. Wednesday, August 9. Media are requested to arrive by 9:30 a.m. to clear security and be escorted to the event, and must provide media credentials and government-issued photo ID.
USCGC John Patterson takes sail after the U.S. Coast Guard accepts the cutter from Bollinger Shipyard