Representatives from Bollinger Shipyards LLC joined senior U.S. Coast Guard officials at USCG Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia, Pa., October 15, for the commissioning of one of the newest Sentinel-class Fast Response
The omnibus spending bill for FY 2021, signed into law Sunday, includes Department of Homeland Security funding for four more Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters (FRC). This will allow Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, La.,
The U.S. Coast Guard has exercised a contract option, worth just over $222 million, for production of four more Sentinel-class fast response cutters (FRCs) and associated deliverables with Bollinger Shipyards of Lockport,
Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the USCGC Angela McShan, the 35th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard took delivery August 1, 2019 in Key West, Fla. Bollinger
AUGUST 21, 2018 — Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, LA, recently delivered the Fast Response Cutter USCGC Robert Ward (WPC-1130) to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, FL. “We are proud to announce the
JUNE 28, 2017 — Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the USCGC Oliver Berry, the 24th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard took delivery of the ship yesterday
OCTOBER 20, 2016 — Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the USCGC Lawrence Lawson, the twentieth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The Coast Guard took delivery today in Key
MARCH 8, 2016 — Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the USCG cutter Donald Horsley, the 17th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. Each FRC is named for an enlisted
Each FRC is named for an enlisted Coast Guard hero who distinguished him or herself in the line of duty. This vessel is named after Coast Guard Hero Winslow Griesser.
Winslow W. Griesser, Keeper of the Buffalo Life-Saving Station in New York, was awarded the Gold Lifesaving Medal on February 23, 1901 for his heroic actions during a dramatic rescue on November 21, 1900.
“We are very pleased to announce the delivery of the latest FRC built by Bollinger Shipyards, the Winslow Griesser, to the 7th Coast Guard District in Puerto Rico,” said Bollinger President & CEO, Ben Bordelon. “We are looking forward to honoring and celebrating the heroic acts of Winslow Griesser at the vessel’s commissioning.”
To build the Coast Guard’s Sentinel-class FRC program, Bollinger Shipyards uses a proven, in-service parent craft design based on the Damen Stan Patrol Boat 4708. It has a flank speed of 28 knots, state of the art command, control, communications and computer technology, and a stern launch system for the vessel’s 26 foot cutter boat. The FRC has been described as an operational “game changer,” by senior Coast Guard officials.
JULY 30, 2015 — Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the Heriberto Hernandez, the 14th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. “We are very pleased to announce the delivery of the