USCGC John Midgett is being repainted, preparing to hand over to Vietnam Your Support takes Military-wiki to the next level The decommissioned USCGC John Midgett of the US Coast Guard is repainting the hull, in preparation for repainting the Vietnam Coast Guard’s new hull number. USCGC Morgenthau is being transferred to Vietnam under the Foreign Assistance Act which allows the transfer of excess defense articles as a grant to friendly, foreign governments. USCGC Balsam (WLB-62) was a Cactus-class seagoing buoy tender (WLB) in the United States Coast Guard.She operated in the Pacific Ocean during World War II, then saw service along the United States West Coast, Hawaii, and Alaska. Awards that the Mellon and its crew members received include the Meritorious Unit Commendation for operations conducted between June 28, 1975, and Feb. 2, 1976. The Seattle-based Coast Guard Cutter Mellon (WHEC 717) moors at U.S. Coast Guard Base Kodiak's fuel pier in Kodiak, Alaska, July 10, 2020. High endurance … Overview of Kh-35 Main Anti-Ship Missiles of the V... Australian Navy Experiments with Mine Hunting Drones. $12 million in savingsassociated with the planned decommissioning of one High Endurance Cutter (WHEC) and three 110- foot Patrol Boats (WPBs). US Army Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Condu... Pakistan Army Chief Gen Bajwa Huge Visits Waziristan, P-8 Poseidon Mission • South China Sea (VP-26). The cutter was in service for 52 years. USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) MK 45 Five-inch Gun Live F... F-22s arrived at Wright-Patterson AFB to escape Tr... F-35A Bomb Drop Evans Head Air Weapons Range. In 1977, Morgenthau became the first Coast Guard cutter to have women permanently assigned, followed shortly thereafter by USCGC Mellon (WHEC-717). SEATTLE — The Coast Guard decommissioned the Coast Guard Cutter Mellon (WHEC 717) during a ceremony Thursday held at Coast Guard Base Seattle and presided over by Rear Adm. Peter Gautier, the deputy commander of the Coast Guard Pacific Area. She will be handed over to Vietnam in the next few months. The Mellon was recommissioned and rejoined the fleet in 1989. USCGC Mellon (WHEC 717) Seattle, Washington. The IAF's Big and Beautiful Chinook Helicopter Lan... South African military plane crash lands in Congo,... Russian Combat units of the Northern Fleet, Airbor... Indian Air Force’s M-17 helicopter rescue operation, Tank Biathlon: preparing crews for competitions. The 150-person crew left Seattle April 17 to conduct missions throughout the Aleutian Islands and Bering Sea. The cutter also received an antisubmarine warfare suite that included the AN/SQS-38 sonar and Mark 46 torpedoes. by Seapower Staff The Seattle-based Coast Guard Cutter Mellon (WHEC 717) moors at U.S. Coast Guard Base Kodiak’s fuel pier in Kodiak, Alaska, July 10, 2020. The video below, by Seaman Apprentice Nathaniel F. Gonzales, was the winning entry for the 2020 … It was commissioned 11 months after its launching on Jan. 9, 1968. USCGC Mellon (WHEC-717) was a United States Coast Guard Hamilton-class high endurance cutter based out of Seattle, Washington.. The “Mellon Plan” became law as the Revenue Act of 1924 and successfully reduced public debt and taxes until 1930 when the depression caused debt to rise again. Saab JAS 39E / Gripen E First Time In Airshow - Ar... F-16 GBU-12 Practice • D-37 Range Nadarzyce, Poland, Two Australian ADW Test Cooperative Engagement, Pakistan Army rescue operations in Drowned Karachi. Fax: 703.528.2333, Navy’s Newest Littoral Combat Ship Arrives in Mayport, DoD to Send $22M to Rolls-Royce to Strengthen Shipbuilding Industrial Base. The first rescue was conducted with the Boutwell crew, other military units and a merchant ship. The cutter Mellon was designed to perform each of the Coast Guard’s missions, which include search and rescue, defense operations, law enforcement, and environmental protection. FY2021 seems likely, but they may be holding off until they get an Offshore Patrol Cutter to take her place in Kodiak. The first three decommissioned Hamilton-class cutters were transferred to the Philippine Navy which commissioned the vessels as Gredorio Del Pilar frigates. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Clark)SEATTLE — The Coast Guard decommissioned the Coast Guard Cutter Mellon (WHEC 717) during a ceremony Thursday held at Coast Guard … USCGC MELLON WHEC-717; Commissioned 9 January 1968 Decommissioned 24 October 1985 for FRAM modernization Recommissioned 3 March 1989 - Decommissioned 20 August 2020 "First Among Equals" Naval Covers. The US Coast Guard decommissioned the Hamilton-class high endurance cutter Mellon during a ceremony at Coast Guard Base Seattle on Thursday, August 20.. This section lists active links to the pages displaying covers associated with the ship. Mellon actively worked for tax reform in order to reduce public debt and tax burden. On April 18, 2017, USCGC Morgenthau was decommissioned at the Coast Guard Station, Sand Island, Honolulu, Hawaii. The Midgett’s transit to Hawaii was … Extensive damage to the vessel included buckling of the deck, hull and frame. And the decommissioning of the Mellon or the USCGC Douglas Munro (WHEC-724) after it provide the last opportunities to do so. Crew members of the vessel also reported the illegal discharge of oil into the sea by two Russian trawlers to authorities. She was named for Andrew W. Mellon, the 49th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1921-1932 and launched on 11 February 1967 by the wife of John W. 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