Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco: Key West to Ketchikan

The Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco will be the second 154-foot Fast Response Cutter homeported in Ketchikan, Alaska. The crew traveled 6,200 miles from Key West, Florida, to bring the cutter to its new homeport. The Barco is scheduled to be commissioned in Juneau, Alaska, June 14, 2017. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco (WPC 1121) learns about the fast response cutter production line from CHAND instructor Dan Horton in Lockport, Louisiana, Dec.13, 2016. CHAND provides supply support, commercial technical manuals, prevention maintenance, and crew familiarization training for the Coast Guard’s new Fast Response Cutters. U.S. Coast Guard photo. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco (WPC 1122) learns about the fast response cutter production line from a CHAND instructor Dan Horton in Lockport, Louisiana, Dec.13, 2016. CHAND provides supply support, commercial technical manuals, prevention maintenance, and crew familiarization training for the Coast Guard’s new Fast Response Cutters. U.S. Coast Guard photo. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco (WPC 1121) stands in formation during the cutter’s acceptance ceremony in Key West, Florida, Feb. 7, 2017. The Bailey Barco, the 22nd 154-foot Fast Response Cutter in the Coast Guard fleet, will be homeported in Ketchikan, Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco (WPC 1122) stands in formation during the cutter’s acceptance ceremony in Key West, Florida, Feb. 7, 2017. The Bailey Barco, the 22nd 154-foot Fast Response Cutter in the Coast Guard fleet, will be homeported in Ketchikan, Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo.The descendants of Bailey Barco, keeper of Dam Neck Lifesaving Station, pose for a photo with the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 at the signing over ceremony to the Coast Guard in Key West, Florida. The cutter Bailey Barco, the 22nd 154-foot Fast Response Cutter in the Coast Guard fleet, will be homeported in Ketchikan, Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally. The descendants of Bailey Barco, keeper of Dam Neck Lifesaving Station, pose for a photo with the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco (WPC 1122) Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 at the signing over ceremony to the Coast Guard in Key West, Florida. The cutter Bailey Barco, the 22nd 154-foot Fast Response Cutter in the Coast Guard fleet, will be homeported in Ketchikan, Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally. Lt. Frank Reed, Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco commanding officer, signs documents Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 during the signing over ceremony of the cutter Bailey in Key Wes, Florida. The cutter Bailey Barco, the 22nd 154-foot Fast Response Cutter in the Coast Guard fleet, will be homeported in Ketchikan, Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally. Lt. Frank Reed, Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco (WPC 1122) commanding officer, signs documents Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 during the signing over ceremony of the cutter Bailey Barco in Key West, Florida. The cutter Bailey Barco, the 22nd 154-foot Fast Response Cutter in the Coast Guard fleet, will be homeported in Ketchikan, Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally. Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco (WPC 1121) leak test their dry suits in Key West, Florida, Mar. 9, 2017. The cold weather gear is required for the crew who will be homeported in Ketchikan, Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo.Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco (WPC 1122) leak test their dry suits in Key West, Florida, March 9, 2017. The cold weather gear is required for the crew who will be homeported in Ketchikan, Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo.Petty Officer 2nd Class Alexander West performs the first afloat test of the newly developed Gyroscopically Stabilized .50 cal mount, near Key West, Florida, Mar. 30, 2017. Throughout the test he served as the Mount Captain and provided an opportunity for stake holders to test out the mount's capabilities in comparison with the standard mount. U.S. Coast Guard photo.Petty Officer 2nd Class Alexander West performs the first afloat test of the newly developed Gyroscopically Stabilized .50 cal mount, near Key West, Florida, March 30, 2017. Throughout the test he served as the Mount Captain and provided an opportunity for stakeholders to test out the mount’s capabilities in comparison with the standard mount. U.S. Coast Guard photo.Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco (WPC 1121) enters San Francisco Bay during the 6,200-mile trip from Key West, Florida, to Ketchikan, Alaska, April 28, 2017. The Barco is the second Fast Response Cutter to be homeported in Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo.Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco (WPC 1122) enters San Francisco Bay, California, during the 6,200-mile trip from Key West, Florida, to Ketchikan, Alaska, April 28, 2017. The cutter Bailey Barco is the second fast response cutter to be homeported in Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo.Families await the return of their loved ones stationed aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco (WPC 1121) arriving to its new home port at the moorings of Coast Guard Base Ketchikan during a homecoming ceremony in Ketchikan, Alaska, May 12, 2017. The Fast Response Cutter and its crew completed a 6,200-mile trip from Key West, Florida. U.S. Coast Guard photo.  Families await the return of their loved ones stationed aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco (WPC 1122) arriving to its new home port at the moorings of Coast Guard Base Ketchikan during a homecoming ceremony in Ketchikan, Alaska, May 12, 2017. The fast response cutter and its crew completed a 6,200-mile trip from Key West, Florida. U.S. Coast Guard photo.  Petty Officer 2nd Class Alexander West is met on the pier by his daughter after Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco (WPC 1121) arrived at its new homeport in Ketchikan, Alaska, May 12, 2017. The Barco is the second Fast Response Cutter to be homeported in Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo.Petty Officer 2nd Class Alexander West is met on the pier by his daughter after Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco (WPC 1122) arrived at its new homeport in Ketchikan, Alaska, May 12, 2017. The cutter Bailey Barco is the second fast response cutter to be homeported in Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

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