This will be the first modern Coast Guard cutter named for an enlisted member of the Revenue Cutter Service.
President Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act has put Sitka’s plans for a new Coast Guard fast-response cutter on the rocks.
The Coast Guard is offering public tours in Juneau of its new cutter Bailey Barco. The 154-foot fast-response cutter will be moored near downtown Juneau.
The Alaska-based Bailey Barco, a Coast Guard fast-response cutter, will be commissioned June 14, at the AJ Dock off Thane Road in Juneau. The ceremony is not open to the public.