(Yes we currently have both a USCGC Douglas Munro (WHEC-724) and a USCGC Munro (WMSL-755). Captain Gatewood is a permanent cutterman having served 13-years at sea. The twin towers of the World Trade Center and 55 Water Street are all seen under construction. Originally the 378s also had two 24 “spigot” hedgehog launchers, but they were removed pretty quickly and may not have been original equipment on all the 378s. 4.9K likes. I no longer have my certificate, but I was one, too. USCGC Mellon (WHEC-717) was a United States Coast Guard Hamilton-class high endurance cutter based out of Seattle, Washington. https://www.pacificarea.uscg.mil/Our-Organization/Cutters/cgcDouglasMunro After she was commissioned in 1968, she sailed to her first homeport, Boston. Sherman is expected to be decommissioned in … Tag: USCGC Douglas Munro. The Bronstein (DE/FF-1038) class, two ship commissioned in 1963 which were very nearly the same size as the 378s. In January 2013 Morgenthau sailed to her new homeport in Honolulu, Hawaii after a December 13, 2012, hull swap with the crew of the USCGC Jarvis (WHEC-725), Jarvis slated for decommissioning and transfer to a foreign navy. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. And the decommissioning of the Mellon or the USCGC Douglas Munro (WHEC-724) after it provide the last opportunities to do so. After 48 years of continuous distinguished service the U.S. Coast Guard decommissioned the Morgenthau on … Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Resources, Non-Tank Vessel Response Plan Requirements, Restricted Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel Endorsements, Pacific Regional Fisheries Training Center, National Vessel Documentation Center (NVDC), Marine Safety Information Bulletins (MSIB). He has been awarded six Meritorious Service Medals, four Coast Guard Commendation Medals, the Joint Service Achievement Medal, two Coast Guard Achievement Medals, the Navy/Marine Corp Achievement Medal, two Commandant’s Letter of Commendations, and many other unit, team, and service awards. Looking forward to seeing one in Vietnamese CG colors. The Coast Guard plans to homeport two of its new offshore patrol cutters (OPC) in Kodiak, Alaska, to replace Coast Guard Cutter (CGC) DOUGLAS MUNRO and CGC ALEX HALEY. Coast Guard Cutter in the Bering sea. A my mother’s house his plank owner certificate is still on the wall. USCGC Dallas (WHEC-716) was a United States Coast Guard high endurance cutter commissioned in 1967 at the Avondale Shipyard in New Orleans, Louisiana.She was the sixth ship or boat to bear the name of Alexander J. Dallas, the Secretary of the Treasury under President James Madison (1814–1816). Comments Off on Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro to hold change of command ceremony Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WHEC-724) file photo KODIAK, Alaska — Capt. He previously served as the Fourteenth Coast Guard District Enforcement Branch Chief. This article is within the scope of WikiProject Ships, a project to improve all Ship-related articles.If you would like to help improve this and other articles, please join the project, or contribute to the project discussion.All interested editors are welcome. Sustaining and forging international partnerships, he bolstered maritime governance, promoted rules-based order, and adherence to international standards with regards to maritime safety and security. The 378s were a bit faster, more maneuverable, and had longer range than the Navy DEs. So far Vietnam has received one and is about to receive John Midgett. USCG Civil Engineering Unit, Providence. (Yes we currently have both a USCGC Douglas Munro (WHEC-724) and a USCGC Munro (WMSL-755). The 378s were not as well equipped as the Knox class, The Knox class had Kevin Riddle will relieve Capt. FD&CC Pacific. –Prairie-Masker a system to minimize self noise. USCGC Boutwell is the fifth of the Coast Guard’s fleet of 378 foot High Endurance Cutters. Decommissioning for USCGC Douglas Munro (WHEC-724) (note the full name–the Coast Guard has two USCGC Munros now, both in the Pacific, hope there is no confusion) was listed as, to be determined (TBD). The official Facebook page of USCGC Douglas Munro, America's Bering Sea Cutter. close. 2. The US Coast Guard decommissioned the Hamilton-class high endurance cutter Mellon during a ceremony at Coast Guard Base Seattle on Thursday, August 20.. They were all decommissioned as the Knox class came on line. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro has a new commanding officer. In that role he was directly responsible for Coast Guard day-to-day enforcement operations throughout Oceania, an area spanning more than 12.2 million square miles. Following graduation and commissioning, Captain Gatewood started his afloat career as a Deck Watch Officer, Navigator, and Operations Officer aboard USCGC FIREBUSH a sea-going buoy tender in Kodiak, Alaska. USCGC Planetree was a Mesquite-class seagoing buoy tender operated by the United States Coast Guard. ( Log Out /  B-2949 P-2379. The cutter, which will be homeported in Alameda, California, is named after the Coast Guard’s only Medal of Honor recipient, Signalman First Class Douglas A. Munro. B-2007 P-1910. Munro did not get the hedgehogs. The Garcia (DE/FF-1040) /Brooke (DEG/FFG-1) class 17 ships, commissioned 1964-68.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garcia-class_frigate / https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brooke-class_frigate. Notably these earlier ships were also built with better air-search radars than the 378s. In wartime the accidental loss rate would have been acceptible. He was a plank owner. Munro, was christened in November 2014, and the seventh, Kimball, is under construction. August 24, 2020. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. The Drawing Board: Honoring Douglas Munro On this day in 1942, Signalman 1st Class Douglas Munro made the ultimate sacrifice in service to his country as he gave his own life to save the lives of 500 U.S. Marines at Gudalcanal. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prairie-Masker. We also presented Sea Service awards to OS2 Bialk and FN Alexy. Boutwell engages in many CG missions, including Search and Rescue, Law Enforcement, Maritime Security, and National Defense. USCGC Douglas Munro (WHEC-724) is a Hamilton-class High Endurance Cutter of the United States Coast Guard, named for Signalman First Class Douglas A. Munro (1919–1942), the only Coast Guardsman to be awarded the Medal of Honor. And the decommissioning of the Mellon or the USCGC Douglas Munro (WHEC-724) after it provide the last opportunities to do so. This article is within the scope of WikiProject Ships, a project to improve all Ship-related articles.If you would like to help improve this and other articles, please join the project, or contribute to the project discussion.All interested editors are welcome. Coast Guard Time Line 1700 - 1800 There are very limited numbers on the Coast Guard’s history dating back to the Revenue Cutter Service history from the 1790-through 1800s. The FRAM 378s potentially could carry more Harpoon missiles than the Navy frigates. The NSC can accommodate It is widely believed that Vietnam has proposed that the United States transfer these 3 ships. Well shit. U.S. Coast Guard Cutter DOUGLAS MUNRO (WHEC 724). USCGC Mellon (WHEC-717) (photo : Wiki) US Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Karl Schultz confirmed that the USCGC Mellon (WHEC-717) completed it's final mission earlier this month and had returned home in preparation for decommissioning next month in August. Tel: +81 3 5479 8717 3. of the 4 ships I served on, navy and cg, only cgc campbell remains in commission. The awards are separate and distinct from the military decorations and awards program. In 1996 he was selected to attend Officer Candidate School at Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown, Virginia. –an eight cell ASROC launcher (which also became their Harpoon launcher), USS DOUGLAS A. MUNRO DE-422 Commissioned July 11 1944 - Decommissioned January 15 1947 Recommissioned February 28 1951 - Decommissioned June 24 1960 ... NAMESAKE - Douglas Albert Munro, born October 11 1919 in Vancouver, Canada, enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard September 18 1939. Effective immediately IAW Ref A, to account for two cutters both named MUNRO: a. CGC MUNRO (WHEC 724) PLAD is changed to 'USCGC DOUGLAS MUNRO' b. CGC MUNRO (WMSL 755) will assume the 'USCGC MUNRO' PLAD. FRAM gave the 378s the ability to hangar and support LAMPS I helicopters, but by then the Navy also had LAMPS III. Pular para o conteúdo principal. USCGC Morgenthau (WHEC-722) Official Photo: Morgenthau off Governors Island in New York Harbor circa 1970; lower Manhattan is seen in the background. And the decommissioning of the Mellon or the USCGC Douglas Munro (WHEC-724) after it provide the last opportunities to do so. 110 gun, which is also employed by the Navy’s littoral combat ships, and four M2 .50-caliber machine guns. Coast Guard action was badly needed to regulate the practices of these foreign fleets. I wasn't aware of the change of name. –a lower frequency, longer ranged, bow mounted active sonar (AN/SQS-26 vs AN/SQS-38), You are correct. ★ USCGC Planetree (WLB-307) USCGC Planetree was a seagoing buoy-class Mesquite floating tender operated by the United States Coast guard. They also had DASH (drone Anti-Submarine Helicopter) which was deemed a failure but only because their peacetime loss rate was too high. The US Coast Guard decommissioned the Hamilton-class high endurance cutter Mellon during a ceremony at Coast Guard Base Seattle on Thursday, August 20.. To use this banner, please see the full instructions. Now none. They also had ASROC. Secretary Volpe was once again on hand, retelling the story of Douglas Munro and reminding the crew of the honor they had to bear the name of that hero. It also looks at the future disposition of 378s still in US Coast Guard service (Sherman, Midgett, Mellon, and Douglas Munro). http://ussbadger-1071.org/menus/prairie-masker.php, more here So far Vietnam has received one and is about to receive John Midgett. Decommissioning for USCGC Douglas Munro (WHEC-724) (note the full name–the Coast Guard has two USCGC Munros now, both in the Pacific, hope there is no confusion) was listed as, to be determined (TBD). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hedgehog_(weapon). 2F Hakuyo-Hall, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, 4-5-7 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8477 JAPAN . Captain Riley O. Gatewood, Commanding Officer 99619-5000, Commanding Officer B-2876 P-2341. Therefore only one more Hamilton is needed for the Vietnam Coast Guard to fulfill their 3-ship request. I believe it was WHEC-723 or WHEC-724 (1969 or 1970 ?). •USCGC Douglas Munro (WHEC-724) Kodiak, AK-Decommissioning crew and member of Fire Control Division as a Mk-92 fire control technician. After handing over John Midgett to Vietnam, the US Coast Guard had only two of the 12 Hamilton-class high endurance cutters, Douglas Munro (WHEC 724) and Mellon (WHEC 717). Captain Gatewood enlisted in St. Charles, Missouri in 1985. U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro. PO Box 195000 Operational history. And the decommissioning of the Mellon or the USCGC Douglas Munro (WHEC-724) after it provide the last opportunities to do so. Riley Gatewood relieved Capt. To use this banner, please see the full instructions. The Pacific Area deputy commander, Rear Admiral Nathan Moore, presided over the ceremony which was held at the Golden Anchor with the ship’s crew in attendance. Thanks to Edrick Masangkay for bringing this to my attention. The 378’s as built ASW suite was a modest improvement over that fitted on that of the cutters that had preceeded them. USCGC Rush (WHEC-723) was a United States Coast Guard high endurance Hamilton-class cutter that before being decommissioned was based out of USCG Base Sand Island, Honolulu, Hawaii, and performed regular patrols of Alaskan waters and the Bering Sea. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gearing-class_destroyer#FRAM_I_upgrade. She was launched on 17 June 1967, and her launching sponsor was Mrs. Douglas Dillon. I don’t think the leadership understood how far behind we were. My father, Ret. Kodiak, Alaska Subsequent enlisted assignments included the Second Coast Guard District in St. Louis, Missouri, Integrated Support Command Kodiak, and Air Station Kodiak, Alaska. She served during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, as well as in a variety of domestic missions. She is one of twelve Hamilton-class cutters built for the Coast Guard. USCGC Rush (WHEC-723) was a United States Coast Guard high endurance Hamilton-class cutter that before being decommissioned was based out of USCG Base Sand Island, Honolulu, Hawaii, and performed regular patrols of Alaskan waters and the Bering Sea. Pular para o conteúdo secundário In fact WHEC-726 has already been renamed USCGC John Midgett. 2. That means that the Vietnamese Coast Guard will have a larger ship than the Vietnamese Navy. The Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro sails past Margerie Glacier in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, July 15, 2018. I was talking about differences. She was built in 1967 in the Avondale Shipyards in New Orleans, LA. CWO2 Kasella was the Main Propulsion Assistant at the time Munro was placed in commission, 27 September 1971. Today the Coast Guard paid tribute to this legendary hero, designating its new headquarters the Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building. Commanding Officer close. It is widely believed that Vietnam has proposed that the United States transfer these 3 ships. Change ), “Office of Ship Disposal Programs Annual Report for FY2016”, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamilton-class_cutter, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knox-class_frigate, http://ussbadger-1071.org/menus/prairie-masker.php, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prairie-Masker, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garcia-class_frigate, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brooke-class_frigate, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dealey-class_destroyer_escort, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gearing-class_destroyer#FRAM_I_upgrade, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hedgehog_(weapon). A true Coast Guard family; their son, Nicholas, and daughter-in-law, Brittney, both serving active duty, are stationed at Coast Guard Training Center Petaluma, California, and their youngest son Zachary is currently serving at Coast Guard Base Charleston, South Carolina. …and don’t forget, the 378’s had torpedo’s (Mk-???) Written by Baird Maritime on August 24, 2020. have my plank owners certificate from cgc matinicus she has been decommissioned. https://www.dcms.uscg.mil/.../Bases/Base-Kodiak/Team-Kodiak/USCGC-MUNRO Posted in Commercial Mariner - Maritime Security, Non-Naval (Maritime Security), Regulation & Enforcement. The Coast Guard commissioned the Morgenthau on March 10, 1969. Based on my research compiling some pretty credible sources. The Coast Guard plans con-struction of eight national security cutters. We had 36 ASW equipped cutters at one time. CWO2 Robert Kassela, passed away in 2016. The NSC is armed with a 57 mm/Mk. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. After handing over John Midgett to Vietnam, the US Coast Guard had only two of the 12 Hamilton-class high endurance cutters, Douglas Munro (WHEC 724) and Mellon (WHEC 717). She was named for … Sherman is expected to be decommissioned in 2018, Midgett in 2019, Mellon in 2020. While operating out of Boston, the ship's original missions included ocean station patrol and search and rescue. Captain Riley Gatewood assumed the duties of Commanding Officer, USCGC DOUGLAS MUNRO on 24 May 2019. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knox-class_frigate. The dedication of the ship took place on April 15, 1972, at Munro's first homeport of Boston, Massachusetts. The Knox were about 1,000 tons larger and had about 100 more crew members. Therefore only one more Hamilton is needed for the Vietnam Coast Guard to fulfill their 3-ship request. The Coast Guard protects America's economic, national and border security. –an AN//SQR-18 towed array passive sonar, Captain Gatewood’s shore assignments include the U. S. Coast Guard Academy as a Nautical Science Instructor; the First Coast Guard District in Boston, Massachusetts where he served as the Operational Planning & Readiness Chief; and as Deputy Commodore, Patrol Forces Southwest Asia in Bahrain supporting Operations ENDURING FREEDOM and INHERENT RESOLVE for U.S. Start This article has been rated as Start-Class on the project's quality scale. Short clip, USCGC Munro. The United States Coast Guard cutter Morgenthau (WHEC 722), was the eighth of twelve 378-foot dual-powered turbine/diesel Hamilton-class high endurance cutters (WHECs) built by Avondale Shipyards in New Orleans, Louisiana. Thanks to Lee for bringing the video to my attention. B-2007 P-1911. You are correct. USCGC Douglas Munro (WHEC-724) is a Hamilton-class High Endurance Cutter of the United States Coast Guard, named for Signalman First Class Douglas A. Munro (1919–1942), the only Coast Guardsman to be awarded the Medal of Honor. These new ships will bring enhanced capability to Alaska in comparison to the assets that they are replacing, and they will be a regular presence in the Bering Sea and Arctic. ... USCGC White Sumac WLM 540 Decommissioning. B-2009 P-1912. The stay in Boston was not to last long, however, as the Munro shifted to a new homeport of Seattle, Washington, on August 29… Menu principal. Commissioned in 1968, Mellon was the third of 12 high-endurance cutters built for long-range, high-endurance missions, including maritime security roles, drug interdiction, illegal immigrant interception, and fisheries patrols. USCG Washington WPB 1331. Toward the end of his career he was a inspector for the USCG at Avondale Shipyards. The 78 Gearing class FRAM I conversions of the late ’50s/early “60s, were also more capable than the as built 378s. Interesting. The Mellon is one of two remaining Hamilton-class cutters in the US Coast Guard. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. The Morgenthau has just been transferred to Vietnam’s Coast Guard. It's still the Munro to me. FY2021 seems likely, but they may be holding off until they get an Offshore Patrol Cutter to take her place in Kodiak. close. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dealey-class_destroyer_escort. The vessel is currently commanded by Kevin W. Riddle (May 2017-Present), [1] and as of September 2, 2018 is stationed in Kodiak, Alaska. USCGC Douglas Munro (WHEC-724) is a Hamilton-class High Endurance Cutter of the United States Coast Guard, named for Signalman First Class Douglas A. Munro (1919–1942), the only Coast Guardsman to be awarded the Medal of Honor. He was very proud of the work he did. USCGC Douglas Munro (WHEC-724) is a High Endurance Cutter of the United States Coast Guard, named for Signalman First Class Douglas A. Munro (1919–1942), the only Coast Guardsman to be awarded the Medal of Honor. Contact Us. FY2021 seems likely, but they may be holding off until they get an Offshore Patrol Cutter to take her place in Kodiak. Ought to look great. ( VietDefense ) from DEFENSE STUDIES https://bit.ly/2PlNRW9 Captain Riley Gatewood assumed the duties of Commanding Officer, USCGC DOUGLAS MUNRO on 24 May 2019. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. CGC MUNRO (WHEC 724) is scheduled to remain in service until 2022. A Coast Guard cutter, USCGC Munro, was commissioned in 1971, and is slated to be decommissioned, while a new cutter bearing Munro’s name was April 1 commissioned in Seattle. Nice to see them living on in other Navies. B 2667 P 2236. close. The Navy League annually presents the Munro award recognizing an outstanding Coast Guard enlisted member. Hamilton class, 3,250 tons, twelve ships commissioned between 1967 and 1972. He previously served as the Fourteenth Coast Guard District Enforcement Branch Chief. She served in world war II, the Korean war, and the Vietnam war, as well as in various domestic missions. The twin towers of the World Trade Center and 55 Water Street are all seen under construction. As a ASW asset, how did the Hamilton’s compare to the Knox Class? close. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. Samuel Jordan as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro (WHEC-724) in Kodiak, Alaska Friday. We had a similar situation when the new USCGC Munro was commissioned while USCGC Munro (WHEC-724) continued to serve. Hintons Plumbing Supplies ☰ × Home; Picture Gallery; About Us; Hintons Bathrooms; Contact Us; Posted on December 29, 2020 by Named for George S. Boutwell, United States Secretary of the Treasury under President Ulysses S. Grant. This leaves us four remaining 378 foot WHECs. ( Log Out /  2 years ago. USCGC Douglas Munro. We also want to welcome aboard FN Benjamin Tate from McComb, Mississippi. Kevin Riddle as the Munro’s commanding officer in a ceremony on Friday. The official website for the U.S. Coast Guard. Their AN/SQS-23 sonar was not as good as the 26 but longer ranged than the 38. And the decommissioning of the Mellon or the USCGC Douglas Munro (WHEC-724) after it provide the last opportunities to do so. There were earlier Navy DEs that were closer in size to the 378s. Seattle was also especially receptive to Douglas Munro because Douglas Munro himself had been a resident of Cle Elum, a small town in Washington State. Douglas Albert Munro was born in Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada, but grew up in South Cle Elum, Washington. Then 12 378s. at the rate of the opc program, campbell may outlive me. On Sept. 27, 1942, Coast Guard Signalman 1st Class Douglas Munro saved 500 Marines at Guadalcanal by using his Higgins boat as a shield to protect them as they got off the beach. According to a MARAD report, “Office of Ship Disposal Programs Annual Report for FY2016” dated December 2016, page 43, Annex J, USCGC Sherman (WHEC-720) will be decommissioned in FY2018, Midgett (WHEC-726) in FY2019, Mellon (WHEC-717) in FY2020. Commissioned in 1968, Mellon was the third of 12 high-endurance cutters built for long-range, high-endurance missions, including maritime security roles, drug interdiction, illegal immigrant interception, and fisheries patrols. Even better looking before the FRAM, but yes, they will be missed. All those other ships also had Mk32 torpedo tubes. Douglas Munro’s decommissioning is not currently scheduled but will probably happen in 2021. Welcome to CGC MUNRO! The timing of the announcement coincides with the annual memorial service for Munro, a Cle Elum, Washington-native, taking place Tuesday at Laurel Hill Memorial Park in Cle Elum. 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