Coast Guard Barque Eagle returns to New London after 4-month deployment
Coast Guard Petty Officers 2nd Class Matthew Edge, left, a boatswain’s mate assigned to Station Bellingham, James Nelson, center, a boatswain’s mate assigned to Station Provincetown, and Petty Officer 3rd Class Zane Smith, a boatswain’s mate assigned to Station Bodega Bay, add primer to Eagle’s treated surfaces, April 11, 2023, while underway in the Atlantic Ocean. Eagle conducted a four-month summer deployment, sailing across the Atlantic Ocean, to teach practical seamanship skills to the future leaders of the U.S. Coast Guard and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s commissioned officer corps, foreign military personnel as well as partner members from Tall Ships America. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandon Hillard)

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