BLACK SEA — The Legend-class nationwide safety cutter USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) performed at sea engagements with Romanian navy frigate Mărășești (F111) and Bulgarian corvette Bodri (BGS 14) within the Black Sea, Might 13, 2021.
“Working alongside the Romanian and Bulgarian navies was invaluable,” stated Capt. Timothy Cronin, commanding officer of Hamilton. “These workouts strengthen america relationship with our NATO allies and reinforces our dedication to making sure freedom of motion inside worldwide waters for all nations within the Black Sea.”
The vessels executed passing and communications workouts and flight operations with the Hamilton’s MH-65 Dolphin helicopter detachment aircrew.
“Conducting hoisting operations with different navies is an incredible expertise,” stated Petty Officer third Class Nick Mauricio. “There’s a practicality to it, however being lowered onto their deck additionally permits for real face-to-face interplay that helps cement the friendship between our nations.”
The U.S. Coast Guard is conducting a routine deployment in U.S. Sixth Fleet, working alongside Allies, constructing maritime area consciousness, and sharing finest practices with companion nation navies and coast guards.
Hamilton is the fourth nationwide safety cutter and is the fifth named for the daddy of the U.S. Coast Guard – Alexander Hamilton, the primary Secretary of the Treasury and advocate for creating the U.S. Income Cutter Service.
The U.S. Coast Guard stays operational throughout COVID-19, following all COVID-19 security precautions and rules.
U.S. Sixth Fleet, headquartered in Naples, Italy, conducts the total spectrum of joint and naval operations, usually in live performance with allied and interagency companions, to advance U.S. nationwide pursuits and safety and stability in Europe and Africa.
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