Bollinger Shipyards delivers cutter Myrtle Hazard to US Coast Guard

Photo: Bollinger Shipyards
Photo: Bollinger Shipyards

Bollinger Shipyards delivered the Sentinel-class fast response cutter (FRC) Myrtle Hazard to the US Coast Guard on Thursday, May 28.

The vessel is the 39th FRC to be built by Bollinger for the coast guard. It will be the first of three such vessels to be homeported in Apra Harbor, Guam, for operations in the Indo-Pacific region.

The future Myrtle Hazard has a length of 46.8 metres, a beam of 8.11 metres, and two MTU 4,300kW engines that deliver speeds in excess of 28 knots. Armament consists of a 25-millimetre autocannon and four 12.7-millimetre machine guns.

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